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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They are hand painted, and an iron red background is typical of this type of ware.
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.