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A term used to refer to Italian panel paintings of the 13th to 15th centuries distinguished by their gold leaf backgrounds which were polished with a burnisher and thereby acquired a shining intensity. Once burnished, the gilded surface was decorated with patterns of incised lines, tooling, and ornamental punching.

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