[noun, adjective oh-ver-gleyz; verb oh-ver-gleyz, oh-ver-gleyz]Ceramics
- to cover or decorate (a ceramic object) with an overglaze.
- used as an overglaze.
- (of painted or printed decorations) applied over a glaze.
Origin of overglaze
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Examples from the Web for overglaze
In regard to the overglaze colours used there are some interesting facts.
In overglaze painted figures the three blue lines will peep from beneath the hem of some garment.
To take the overglaze painting; this may be compared to the canvas of the painter which is covered with pigment.
These marks of the crown and the three lines, in blue, are used on all copies of the old models of the overglaze Mller period.
Nor did the poudre-bleu jar, triumphantly exhibited by the infatuated owner—a splendid specimen painted on the overglaze.The Business of Life
Robert W. Chambers
- (of decoration or colours) applied to porcelain or pottery above the glaze
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