Glossary beginning with Z

Peppered with unusual terms and descriptive phrases, the language of the antiques world is colourful to say the least. With our handy glossary, you'll soon be able to distinguish your maiolica from majolica and your chinoiserie from cloisonne.

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Zwischengoldglas

The term for glass objects where engraved gold leaf is sandwiched between two layers of clear glass.