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(ănthē`mēən), commonly called a palmette, a radiating, fan-shaped ornament or motif suggestive of a palm leaf or of honeysuckle and found in Egyptian, Assyrian, and Aegean art. It was widely used by the Greeks and Romans on their buildings and on many kinds of decorative objects.


A common Greek ornament based on the honeysuckle or palmette, used in a radiating cluster, either singly on a stele or antefix, or as a running ornament on friezes.

anthemion, honeysuckle ornament

A common Greek ornament based upon the honeysuckle or palmette. Used singly on stelae or antefixes, or as a running ornament on friezes, etc.
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On another note all the staff at Anthemion Auctions would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our buyers and sellers this year and every year since our opening in Cardiff in March 2000.
I then transferred into the second year of a Fine Arts Valuation Degree and I also undertook a Retail Jewellers Diploma before starting work at Phillips Auctioneers in Cardiff as an assistant valuer and auctioneer, later opening Anthemion Auctions.
Mullen shared the riding honours with Cosgrave by following up his win on Anthemion with a victory aboard Rosie's Result, who just inched out Strawberry Patch in the 5f handicap.
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The youngest member of the field, Noble Nova, is six years younger than Anthemion and has to be a serious player here given she has now won her last three starts.
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ANTHEMION Auctions' November fine art and collectors sale is set to offer an unusually large collection of modern art pieces.
Programme expert Mike Ashton, of Anthemion Auctions, said: "The condition is absolutely critical but there is massive demand for any pre-war Cardiff City programmes.
P aul Mulrennan, who rode Jordans Elect, was given a one-day ban on Sunday August 21 for careless riding after the stewards considered he had allowed his mount to drift on to the rail and cause interference to Anthemion.
ANTHEMION Auctions winter Fine Art and Collector's sale on November 25 is showing real promise for a fantastic show of artwork.
It was expected to sell for up to pounds 10,000 when auctioned at Anthemion Auctions off Norwich Road, Cardiff.