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mascaron

Representation of a human or partly human face, more or less caricatured, used as an architectural ornament, e.g. on a keystone over an arch.

mascaron

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Representation of a human or partly human face, more or less caricatured, used as an architectural ornament, e.g. on a keystone over an arch.
Jules Mascaron

Jules Mascaron  

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(1634–1703).Court preacher under Louis XIV and, like Massillon, an Oratorian. Between the mid‐1660s and the mid‐1690s he gave no fewer than six Advent and four Lent series of sermons ...
espagnolette

espagnolette  

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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 ...
bouquetier

bouquetier  

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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 ...
masks

masks  

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Representation of a human, animal, or fantastic face used in architectural ornament, often part of grotesque decoration. See mascaron.2 Label-stop (2) carved to resemble a head, called head- or ...

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