girandole


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girandole

A branched light holder, either standing on a base or projecting from a wall.
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In Girandole the technology Active Noise Cancellation is being used, which allows hearing the caller's voice clearly on the background of external noises.
Anji (John Sutcliffe jnr/Terry McKeown) confounds pre-race plans that he should be held up by running far too freely, but this does not stop him springing a 20-1 surprise in the Ebor at York as he gets the better of Girandole (Michael Stoute/Ernie Johnson).
Girandole (Michael Stoute) and Dakota (Sam Hall) are two points longer and it is 12-1 bar.
Among the highlights this year is an extremely rare--possibly even unique--set of four George I japanned girandoles attributed to the Clerkenwell cabinetmaker, Giles Grendey (1693-1780; Fig.
Alice's great-grandmother's bronze and crystal girandoles were placed on either side of the cake.
It is lighted up upon the English plan, with lamps at the bottom of the stage, and girandoles at proper distances, with wax candles covered with glass shades, as in the verandahs, to prevent their extinction; the windows being Venetian blinds, and the free circulation of air delightfully promoted by their situation.
Huge pier glasses - long slim mirrors intended to hang on the wall between two tall windows and often echoing their shape - date from this period, many with girandoles for candles.
This was the first important commission for Thomas Chippendale, and he supplied not only mahogany chairs and sofas but also overmantels, girandoles, pier glasses, beds and even towel rails and chamber-pot covers.
The use of plate mirror glass first made its appearance in the late 17th Century in wall mirrors and girandoles (ornate candle sconces with mirror backs).
Melvin of Glasgow advised on these new' arrangements, and Malletts were among the firms who helped repair the original Adam glasses and girandoles that had been designed for Culzean in 1782.
The show will feature exquisite items from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century, including silver, giltwood and crystal chandeliers, sconces and girandoles, candelabra and candlesticks.