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(record turned off because same as japan black) A black enamel prepared to imitate Japanese lacquer. Japan was popular in the 19th century for coating tinware and ironware. Several formulations have been given for the hard glassy paints.

See japan enamel, japan varnish, and japan black.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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