basse-taille


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basse-taille

[bä′stī]
(graphic arts)
Having a background carved in low relief.
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Special technical processes included are painted grisaille, champleve, cloisonne, basse-taille and plique-a-jour.
However, the motet requires only two soloists: haute-contre and basse-taille.
The brand's highly skilled crafts people specialise in the plique-Ea-jour and basse-taille techniques often called as 'fire enamelling' and 'air enamelling.
The Falize family were largely responsible for the revival of basse-taille enamelling, where the depth to which the gold engraving is taken will determine the richness of the enamel," I was told.
The process generally used by David-Andersen is known as basse-taille.