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flambé


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A Chinese glaze made from reduced copper, first used in the Song dynasty. It is usually deep red, flecked with blue or purple, sometimes faintly crackled. It was also copied in Europe, particularly by art potters in the 19th century. Royal Doulton made a range of flambé glazes in the early 20th century.

Subjects: Art.


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