bianco sopra bianco

noun

bian·​co so·​pra bianco
¦byäŋ-(ˌ)kō-¦sō-prə-¦byäŋ-(ˌ)kō,
bē-¦äŋ-,
-bē-¦äŋ-
: a technique of porcelain decoration using white glaze in floral or scroll designs on a near-white usually pale gray or blue ground

Word History

Etymology

Italian, white on white

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“Bianco sopra bianco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bianco%20sopra%20bianco. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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