champlevé definition

  • adjective:
    • obtaining the ground engraved or cut fully out when you look at the parts is enameled; inlaid in depressions produced in the bottom; -- said of some sort of enamel work with which depressions produced in the top tend to be full of enamel pastes, that are afterward fired; in addition, designating the process of making these types of enamel work.
    • (for metals) having places divided by steel and filled up with colored enamel and fired
  • others:
    • getting the floor originally cast with depressions, or engraved or cut out, or lowered: stated of some sort of enameling upon metal, that the hollows are filled with the enamel pastes, that are later fired.
  • noun:
    • The art or method of making these types of operate in enamel: because, a plaque in champlevé.

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