Bianco Sopra Bianco - (Pottery Ceramics)

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Bianco Sopra Bianco - (Pottery, Ceramics)(Italian=white on white) Originally, white pigment decoration used on a white or bluish-white glaze by early Italian makers of maiolica. A popular decoration at Bristol and some other delftware centers during the eighteenth century, though the ground color was more likely to be blue or pale grey.

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