French for 'ox blood', used to describe a startling plum-red ceramics glaze. In areas where the glaze lies thickly on the ceramic body, such as near the base of a vase, it forms dark patches like coagulated ox blood. The effect is achieved by firing a copper glaze in a reducing atmosphere (one rich in carbon monoxide) and was developed in the late â€¦...
sang-de-boeuf Literally 'ox-blood', a deep rich red high-temperature glaze found on Chinese ceramics from the ming period and later, imitated in Europe in the 19th century.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1889/2
Sang de boeuf, the phrase refers to the striking blood-red glaze that was first used by Chinese potters hundreds of years ago.Found on http://www.antique-marks.com/antique-terms-s.html
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