banded column

banded column

A column or pilaster with drums alternately larger and smaller, alternately plainer and richer in decoration, or alternately protruding.
See also: Column

banded column

banded column
A column with drums that alternate in size, color, or degree of ornamentation.
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From a pyramidal base a banded column rises, widening just slightly, to two straight-bottom, curved-top leaves/boughs/wings.