Slip (liquid clay) used to decorate pottery: [as modifier]: barbotine decoration the barbotine method
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- In barbotine work, the decoration was either of the same or of a different colour from that of the ground.
- The upper wall has barbotine decoration in the form of leaf scrolls on both sides running from handle to handle.
- Less ambitious barbotine wares occur in the Danubian areas (especially Bulgaria) and in Egypt.
Mid 19th century: from French.
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