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Robbia

[ roh-bee-uh; Italian rawb-byah ]
/ ˈroʊ bi ə; Italian ˈrɔb byɑ /
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noun

An·dre·a del·la [ahn-dre-ah -del-lah], /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ ˌdɛl lɑ/, 1435–1525, and his uncle, Lu·ca del·la [loo-kah -del-lah], /ˈlu kɑ ˌdɛl lɑ/, c1400–82, Italian sculptors.

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British Dictionary definitions for Robbia

Robbia
/ (ˈrəʊbɪə, Italian ˈrobbja) /

noun

Andrea della (anˈdrɛːa ˈdɛlla). 1435–1525, Florentine sculptor, best known for his polychrome reliefs and his statues of infants in swaddling clothes
his uncle, Luca della (ˈluːka ˈdɛlla). ?1400–82, Florentine sculptor, who perfected a technique of enamelling terra cotta for reliefs
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