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albarello

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Archaeology.

[Ar]

A type of late medieval drug‐jar, made in Spain, with a particularly fine thin tin glaze over blue designs that draw heavily on contemporary forms of Arabic script. Albarello...

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bacini

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Archaeology.

[Ar]

Ceramic vessels placed for decorative reasons high in the walls of Christian churches in southern Europe between the 11th and 15th centuries ad.

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barbotine

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

[De]

A method of relief decoration executed by trailing semiliquid clay through the end of an implement on to a finished pottery vessel before firing, a process identical to icing...

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Cistercian ware

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Archaeology.

[Ar]

A type of brown coloured pottery made in the north midlands of England in the late 15th and 16th centuries ad.

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Griffith, Nora Christina Cobban (1870–1937)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 4 words.

See Griffith, Francis Llewellyn

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Hamilton, Gavin (1723–1798), painter, archaeologist, and dealer

Julia Lloyd Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Financial Aspects of Art; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2937 words.

Hamilton, Gavin (1723–1798), painter, archaeologist, and dealer, was born at Murdieston House in the parish of Bertram Shotts, Lanarkshire, second son of Alexander Hamilton (d. 1768) of...

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pommel

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Archaeology.

[Ar]

Protuberant knob on a sword hilt, frequently decorated with inlay or semi‐precious stones.

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Proskouriakoff, Tatiana

Catherine Dyer Klein and Karen Bachman Barnett.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Architecture; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 779 words.

Proskouriakoff, Tatiana (23 January 1909–30 August 1985), artist, architect, and archaeologist, was born in Tomsk, Siberia, the daughter of Avenir Proskouriakoff, an engineer and chemist,...

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puzzle jug

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

[Ar]

A type of ceramic jug or pitcher from the 15th and 16th centuries ad in Europe, which is pierced in several places and is supposed to provide a challenge for the user in terms...

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Richardson, Edward M. (1812–1869), sculptor and archaeologist

Campbell Dodgson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Sculpture and Carving. 745 words.

Richardson, Edward M. (1812–1869), sculptor and archaeologist, was born in London; nothing is known of his parents or his early life. In 1832 he entered the Royal Academy Schools at the...

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