potichomania

craze for imitating Oriental porcelain

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Potichomania — Po ti*cho*ma ni*a, Potichomanie Po ti*cho*ma nie, n. [F. potichomanie; potiche a porcelain vase + manie mania.] The art or process of coating the inside of glass vessels with engravings or paintings, so as to give them the appearance of painted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • potichomania — noun a process in which the inside of a glass vessel is painted or etched …   Wiktionary

  • potichomania — po·ti·cho·ma·nia …   English syllables

  • potichomania — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Potichomanie — Potichomania Po ti*cho*ma ni*a, Potichomanie Po ti*cho*ma nie, n. [F. potichomanie; potiche a porcelain vase + manie mania.] The art or process of coating the inside of glass vessels with engravings or paintings, so as to give them the appearance …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manias and Obsessions — Sometimes, when I look over what I ve created in the Phrontistery, I start to think I m more than a bit crazy, and must be suffering from verbomania. Still, I probably don t officially have any of the 142 manias or obsessions listed below. Some… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • potichimanie — noun see potichomania …   Useful english dictionary

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