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.
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.