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Varnish

Scope note

A solution of a resin in a volatile solvent or a drying oil, which when spread out in a thin film, dries and hardens by evaporation of the volatile solvent, or by the oxidation of the oil, or both; applied as a protective coating or to enhance the appearance of the surface underneath. MH12

This term has 56 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

300014974

Term used for

varnishes
vernice liquida

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Folding fan

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Folding fan

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Fortress 1

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Naylor, Martin

The Conjurer

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Hone, Horace (After Nathaniel Hone)

Captain Churchill

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Downman, John

Box

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Spaendonck (School of)
Box maker: Unknown

Plaque

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Box

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Tea bowl

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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