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Gilding

Scope note

Surface application of metal in the form of leaf, powder applied directly to the surface, powder mixed with a binder, or other forms to approximate the effect of solid or inlaid metal.

This term has 1,799 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Technique
Material

Getty AAT term number

300053789

Broader Terms used

metallizing

Equivalent Terms used

gilded

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Pauldron

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Possibly)

Bowl

Maker(s)

Maker: Wen-Ming, Hu

Dish

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Fibula

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Animal figure

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Bottle

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Tankard

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

The St Edward Plate

Maker(s)

Factory: Spode

Cast of Inner Case of Watch

Maker(s)

Founder: Heckel, Christopher (Probably)
Watchmaker: Martineau, Joseph (After)

Bottle

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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