a firing of ceramics at a high temperature.
the category of ceramic colors fired at high temperature.
- Compare petit feu.
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How to use grand feu in a sentence
Being all completed in one baking, au grand feu, the painting thus executed became imperishable.The Collector's Handbook to Keramics of the Renaissance and Modern Periods | William Chaffers
Some of the glazes have been applied at a somewhat lower temperature, called by the French demi-grand feu.Pottery and Porcelain, from early times down to the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876 | Charles Wyllys Elliott
Fearing to be too late, one of the armed men let off his piece, which was the signal for a grand feu de joie.The Island Queen | R.M. Ballantyne
"grand feu" first baking, temperature about 4717° Fahrenheit.Chats on Oriental China | J. F. Blacker
"Demi-grand feu" for fixing colours which could bear intense heat which were applied before glazing.Chats on Oriental China | J. F. Blacker