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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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38 words
The crowning or uppermost portion of an *entablature in *classical and *Renaissance architecture; also, and more generally, any projecting ornamental moulding along the top of a building, ... More
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
37 words

Term for any decorative moulded projection used to crown or finish the part to which it is affixed. In Classical ...

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