iron red


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iron red

[′ī·ərn ′red]
(materials)
Any of the pigments made from red varieties of ferric oxide.
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A centred bouquet of flowers is bordered by alternate panels of birds, fruit and landscapes on a richly gilded iron red ground.
Imari porcelain predominantly employs a palette of underglaze blue with on-glaze iron red and gold.
The iron red genista or broom on the right means a union which would refer to the happy couple, while the panel showing a stag hunt, a pursuit reserved for royal rank is linked to Venus and symbolic of love and fertility.
It was a good size punch bowl, decorated in a typical iron red and blue palette.
Satsuma pottery is generally decorated with detailed designs of people and landscapes in iron red, deep blue and gold, quite unlike the stylised designs in blue and turquoise seen here.
These wares can often be identified by their distinctively shaped handles and spouts, as well as the style of enamelled decoration, dominated by puce, iron red and a particular shade of iridescent green.
It was the Dutch who encouraged the Japanese to develop a decorative style based on brocade patterns, using mainly a palette of underglaze blue combined with overglaze iron red and gold, rather than the simpler blue and white or kakiemon porcelains that the Japanese themselves preferred.
The understated simplicity of the Williams crest with its iron red colour and borders sets off the creamware.
However, other companies sell a colour billed as 'mixing yellow' that is not a cadmium colour at all, made to simply blend with all their other colours, particularly the iron reds.