Small glass holder for a bunch of flowers, especially one carried in the hand; the design, which derives from late 18th-century France, is a trumpet-shaped mouth and a deep handle ...
Term used in English in two unrelated senses. It can denote either the hinged fastening of a French window or a type of Mascaron, specifically a female head surrounded by ...
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts
Decorative grotesque mask, in architecture over a door or fountain and in furniture on gilt-bronze mounts. The Espagnolette is a
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)
A decorative *grotesque mask, usually found over a door or a fountain.