transfer-gilding love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ceramics: Gilding done by transferring to biscuit a pattern of any sort in oil, and then applying gold in the form of powder, when a sufficient amount clings to the surface to allow of burnishing.
  • n. Gilding done by transferring gold with oil or some other medium from the paper to the biscuit.


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