Basse taille


of or pertaining to an enameling technique in which transparent enamels are fused over a background carved in low relief, or to a piece, as of jewelry, so enameled.

1895–1900; < French, equivalent to basse low (see base2) + taille cutting (see tail2) Unabridged
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