Definition of Champleves
1. champleve [n] - See also: champleve
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Champleves
Literary usage of Champleves
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Outlines of the History of Art by Wilhelm Lübke, Russell Sturgis (1904)
"Shrine of the Magi, Cologne. surface to show as a border (emaux champleves}. In Germany it was more particularly in the Rhenish art schools, as at Cologne ..."
2. Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"... (cloisons) following the outlines of the design on the surface of the plate; champleves when the compartments are sunk into the thickness of the plate; ..."
3. The Arts of Japan by Edward Dillon (1906)
"... and champleves, are sparingly applied. In treating of the history of the artistic development of the sword, we shall be chiefly concerned—at least until ..."
4. Russian Art and Art Objects in Russia: A Handbook to the Reproductions of by Alfred Maskell (1884)
"Both are symmetrically set with turquoises in cells champleves in the metal, and if of a rude are still of a vigorous style. In the centre of this room ..."
5. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1868)
"... or emaux champleves. The characteristic of these last enamels is that they are partitioned. They represent diagrams rather than pictures, ..."