- of or relating to an enameling technique in which transparent enamels are fused over a background carved in low relief, or to a piece, as of jewelry, so enameled.
Origin of basse-taille
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The basse-taille process is also a combination of metal work in the form of engraving, carving and enamelling.
M. Falize initiated the production of a gold cup which was enamelled in the basse-taille manner.
Basse-taille: Low cutting of metal beneath the line of the surface, used in enamelling.The Library of Work and Play: Working in Metals
Charles Conrad Sleffel