Definition of ebonized in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɛb(ə)nʌɪzd
(also ebonised)


(Of furniture) given the appearance of ebony: an ebonized casket
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  • An example is the suite of ebonized furniture he made for John Taylor Johnston about 1860.
  • Several lots will appeal to those with a taste for Continental ebonised furniture.
  • The gadrooned column and lobed bun feet of the games table illustrated in Figure 5 are typical of the heavy silhouettes associated with the late 1820s and the 1830s, and the use of ebony or ebonized wood emphasizes these elements.



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  • The turned balusters and the applied half spindles and bosses are ebonized with black paint.
  • The moulded edge to the lid, the feet and the interior of the case have been ebonised.
  • I took the idea of the framework and the boxes and I also ebonised the frame.

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