Definition of Niellists

1. Noun. (plural of niellist) ¹



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Definition of Niellists

1. niellist [n] - See also: niellist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Niellists

nidus hirundinis
niduses
nie
niece
niece-in-law
nieceless
nieces
nieces-in-law
nied
niedermayrite
niedermayrites
nief
niefs
nielli
niellist
niellists (current term)
niello
nielloed
nielloing
niellos
nielsbohrium
nierembergia
nierite
nies
nieve
nieveful
nievefuls
nieves
nif gene
nife

Literary usage of Niellists

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1. The Archaeological Journal by Council, British Archaeological Association, Central Committee (1862)
"Here a succession of celebrated niellists flourished, and, although many of their works have ... Mention is made of other niellists at Cremona: Tommaso ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"... that ul. timately led to practical copper-plate engraving. The works of the niellists did not cease however on this discovery, nor for some time after. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Impressions from it are preserved in the British Museum, the Louvre, and other collections. Among the many great Italian artists who were also niellists ..."

4. The Guilds of Florence by Edgcumbe Staley (1906)
"... of goldsmiths' hammers, and niellists' gimlets subdued the harsher melodies of engravers' scratching needles and burnishers' rasping files. ..."

5. A Short History of Engraving & Etching, for the Use of Collectors and by Arthur Mayger Hind (1908)
"... with a hollow circular head, is a common goldsmith's tool, and was often used by the niellists. The punch- method is seldom used alone by the ..."

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