Meaning of basse-taille

basse-taille

Pronunciation: (bäs-tä'y), [key]
— adj.
  1. 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.
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