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Scope note
Literally "gold ground" this type of lacquerware has a thickly applied gold ground and is polished to resemble an object made from gold. The term has also been used to refer to the gold background of paintings, particularly if they are made by applying gold foil.
kinji
Accepted term: 20-May-2024