08:36 Dec 17, 2010
French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Metallurgy / Casting / silversmith
French term or phrase: clivetage
Avec le centre de table Silver Smooth (édité à vingt exemplaires), XXX joue sur la dualité de l’envers et de l’endroit, métal argenté à l’extérieur gravé selon la technique du *** clivetage ***, et doré à l’intérieur. La coupe peut ainsi accueillir des fruits côté pile ou côté face, ou exister, sublime, vide, en pièce décorative.

Couldn't find anything on the Web. Thanks in advance!
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An auction list:
Brechlänge / Bare length / Longueur du clivetage
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PAIR OF SMALL VASES 5 ENGLISH STERLING SILVER DEMITASSE SPOONS MAPPIN WEBB $100.00.Carrs; Hampton; Albi; Reed and Barton; Dominick; ***Clive tage*** silver carving set knife fork sheffield england Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Sheffield lish Contemporary Tile & Metal Wall Hook Hanger $9.99.

Note added at 1 heure (2010-12-17 10:33:31 GMT)

Was Clive Tage a silversmith? ;-)

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neutral  Alison Sabedoria: There are a couple of other Google refs. like this, but I can't make sense of them. If Clive Tage exists, he's keeping a low media profile! =)
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Reference: Brechlänge / Bare length / Longueur du clivetage

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I found this tri-lingual "pairing" here:

Perhaps it will help someone (else) make sense of clivetage.

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