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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
13 words

Floral ornament, typically with alternating Palmette and lotus motifs. ...

Anthemion

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
193 words

Floral ornament, typically with alternating motifs. The term first occurs in a progress report commissioned in 409 bc on the ...

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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
Length:
61 words

[from the Greek anthē, ‘flower, blossom’] ...

A term used to describe a band of architectural decoration consisting of alternating *...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006

an ornamental design of alternating motifs resembling clusters of narrow leaves or honeysuckle petals. ...

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