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angle-fillet

angle-fillet  

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Fillet at an external angle, to define it and make it read more clearly: it is more vulnerable to damage than a bead.
annulet

annulet  

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1 Horizontal shaft-ring, band, or fillet encircling a colonnette or column, especially that repeated three to five times under the echinus of a Greek Doric capital.2 List, listella, or vertical ...
apophyge

apophyge  

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1 Outward curve, called congé or scape, connecting the shaft of a Classical column to the fillets over the base and under the astragal beneath the capital.2 Hypotrachelium of the Tuscan capital or ...
Attic base

Attic base  

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Commonest type of base of a Classical column (used with all Orders except Greek Doric and (properly) Tuscan) consisting of (usually) a plinth over which is a large convex torus ring, a fillet, then a ...
axis

axis  

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1 Straight line laid down as a guide on either side of which elements of the plan are symmetrically or systematically disposed. In a sphere it would run through the centre. See axial.2 Thickness of ...
band

band  

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1 Flat raised horizontal strip on a façade, occasionally ornamented, sometimes coinciding with cills or floor-levels, also called a band-course, band-moulding, belt-course, or string-course. The term ...
bandelet

bandelet  

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1 Small flat plain moulding, greater than a fillet and smaller than a band or fascia, e.g. the taenia of the Doric Order.2 Annulet.3 Band of a shaft.
beak-moulding

beak-moulding  

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Pendent fillet on the edge of a larmier, with a channel or curved groove behind, as on a Doric anta capital.
cable

cable  

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1 Rope-moulding carved to look like a rope, with twisted strands, found in Roman Antiquity (e.g. Corinthian Order of the thermae at Nîmes), but mostly associated with Romanesque architecture, ...
cimbia

cimbia  

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1 Band or fillet around a column-shaft.2 Cornice or band formed of fillets.
cincture

cincture  

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Fillet or list that receives the apophyge at the extremities of the shaft of a column or pilaster.
cloisonné

cloisonné  

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[De]A decorative technique involving a metal filament bent into a desired design form and then superimposed on an enamel surface. Commonly used by Romano‐British craftsmen.
congé

congé  

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1 Apophyge, scape, or outward concave curves at the top and bottom of a Classical column-shaft terminating in fillets.2 Sanitary shoe, or concave junction between a floor and a wall, used where a ...
cyma

cyma  

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(pl. cymae).Projecting moulding, common in Classical architecture, with an ogee section, usually of equal convex and concave arcs, with a plain fillet above and below it. There are two main types: ...
diamond-fret

diamond-fret  

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Lozenge-fret consisting of intersecting fillets or thin beads forming lozenge- or diamond-shaped patterns repeated in series. It occurs in Romanesque work as a variation on chevron or zig-zag ...
double ressaunt

double ressaunt  

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Moulding consisting of two ogees meeting in a fillet.
eyebrow

eyebrow  

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1 Fillet.2 Low dormer with no cheeks or sides on a pitched roof, the roof-covering rising in a concave curve, then convex over its top, then falling away in a concave curve on the other side, like an ...
Fillet

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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2006
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Art & Architecture
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In architecture and the decorative arts, a narrow, flat, raised moulding used to give emphasis or to hide the edges

First Pointed

First Pointed  

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First of the Gothic styles of architecture from the end of C12 to the end of C13, known in England as the Early English style. Good examples include much of Wells (from 1180), Lincoln (from 1192), ...
flute

flute  

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Channel (stria) of semicircular, segmental, or partially elliptical section, one of many set parallel (or nearly so) to each other (collectively known as fluting) as in Classical column-shafts, where ...

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