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Coromandel work

  1. lacquer work popular in England c1700 and marked by an incised design filled in with gold and color.
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Origin of Coromandel work

after the Coromandel Coast, where objects decorated with such work were transshipped to Europe
Also called Bantam work, Coromandel lacquer.
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