Carved work

Carved work

In stonework, any hand-cut ornamental features that cannot be applied from patterns.
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carved work

carved work, 1: an Early English carved capital
1.In stonework, hand-cut ornamental features which cannot be applied from pattern.
2. In brickwork, carving, usually on bricks of larger than ordinary size.
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This was done by polishing and varnishing it, and by gilding the carved work of the elbows, and likewise the oaken flowers of the back.
The windows were quite frozen, the little boy was obliged to sit and breathe on them to get a peep-hole over to the old house, and there the snow had been blown into all the carved work and inscriptions; it lay quite up over the steps, just as if there was no one at home--nor was there any one at home--the old man was dead!
Why, it says as God put his sperrit into the workman as built the tabernacle, to make him do all the carved work and things as wanted a nice hand.
Many a fair edifice besides, more like Houses of gods--so well I have disposed My aerie microscope--thou may'st behold, Outside and inside both, pillars and roofs Carved work, the hand of famed artificers In cedar, marble, ivory, or gold.
He went up to the door, which had a projecting canopy in carved work of festooned jack-towels and children's heads with water on the brain, designed after a once-popular monumental pattern, and knocked.
I then mentioned our steel; but the foreigner elevated his nose, and asked me if our steel could have executed the sharp carved work seen on the obelisks, and which was wrought altogether by edge-tools of copper.
It was an elaborately carved work of his talented hands.
Lladro also has a limited-edition mirror where the carved work is highlighted in delicate colours.
Over the same two days Jon from the Small Axe Woodcraft Project will be here to demonstrate a variety of woodcraft techniques and offering people the chance to have a go or purchase some of his beautiful hand carved work.
"The fine carved work and symmetrical hull and deck is remarkable together with the delicate rigging.
I also knew him to be an artist deeply concerned with religious themes and passionately fond of children.' (6) Although not explicit, Osman seemed to imply that Epstein's carved work was not of the high standard of his modelled work, arguing that: His wonderful gift of modelled form had not been made use of by any architect before.
Only being on that spot, at the base of the rock wall, looking at the original carved work and hearing the story from Bonnie made the connection for me.