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Definition of red-figure in English:


[usually as modifier]
A type of ancient Greek pottery, originating in Athens in the late 6th century bc, in which figures are outlined and details added in black, and the background is then filled in with black to leave the figures in the red colour of the clay: a red-figure vase Compare with black-figure.

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