One of the four corner volutes of a Corinthian capital; with an axis at 45 degrees to the face of the abacus.
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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.
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