Corinthian capital


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Corinthian capital

The uppermost member of a column of the Corinthian order.
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Thatch, Ripley was represented by Paul Amrich of Cushman & Wakefield Inc., Silver Creek Capital was represented by John Johnson and Nick Farmakis of Studley, and Corinthian Capital was represented by Rob Meyers of CB Richard Ellis.
The columns and Corinthian capitals were cleaned, stripped down to bare metal, then primed and painted.
Situated on the banks of the Oxus, the city adopted a Greek lifestyle and town planning, with a gymnasium, theatre, and a palace complex one of whose splendid Corinthian capitals is on display.
For St George's Hall, most of the plasterwork was created on site, but the Crown Court's intricate Corinthian capitals weremade offsite and assembled in the hall.
Two impressive double oak doors with mouldings - almost 8ft high - lead though to the drawing room, which features an oak-carved, open fireplace with fluted columns with Corinthian capitals, making a fine centrepiece to the principal room.
2), and wild nature has been cultured by means of the pergola supports decorated with Corinthian capitals. The juxtaposition of Polia to the capitals recalls to the reader what had been read several chapters earlier; that the Corinthian order, whose capitals derive from imitation of the acanthus plant, also has proportions based on those of a young maiden, as recounted in Book Four of Vitruvius.
Faux malachite columns topped with gold-leaf Corinthian capitals support rusticated beams and arches.
Fluted pilasters with Corinthian capitals support a simple full-width entablature.
This building's most memorable feature has to be those magnificent, deeply carved Corinthian capitals and columns.
Fake jewels, faux marble and fiberglass columns with gilded corinthian capitals often contribute to the effect.
Estimated to have been built in the first century BC by the Nabataean tribe, it is almost 40 meters high and intricately decorated with Corinthian capitals, friezes, figures and more.
The octagonal bandstand, which was at the heart of the national Green Flag award given to The Sele in 2006, has eight cast iron shafts with corinthian capitals, plus ornate scroll work brackets and fringed eaves, with arcaded railings between the shafts.