Angle capital

angle capital

[′aŋ·gəl ‚kap·ə·təl]
(architecture)
A capital at a corner column.

Angle capital

1.
2. A capital occurring at a corner column, especially an Ionic capital where the four volutes project equally on the diagonals, instead of along two parallel planes.
See also: Capital

angle capital

plan of an Ionic angle capital
angle capital
A capital at a corner column, esp. an Ionic capital where the four volutes project equally on the diagonals, instead of being in two parallel planes; used by both Greeks and Romans.