alto-relievo

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alto-relievo

Sculptural relief work in which the figures project more than half their thickness from the base surface.
See also: Relief

high relief, alto-relievo, alto-rilievo

high relief
Sculpture relief work in which the figures project more than half their thickness.
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Caption: High-relief and low-relief elements were added on the clay cylinders by either drawing into the clay or adding to it with more clay.
ii) high-relief carvings (the motifs are plastically carved out from the bone surface) (Table 3c);
The low-profile receiver has accented, high-relief engraving with a silver nitride finish.
The faces and gestures of those represented in the high-relief also suggest that they are witnessing a miracle.
Schofield made massive sideboard pieces, trays and teasets, but he specialised in candelabra and cruets of matchless elegance and symmetry, with crisply fashioned high-relief decoration.
An optional high-relief version (Type 72HR) is also available.
Field models feature a high-relief engraving, and sporting models feature a gold-accented engraving.
Each work is different, incorporating a range of treatments from high-relief impasto to shallow washes with defined brushwork.
High-relief outcrops were generally shallower (60-100 m) than low-relief outcrops (90-150 m), and although homogeneous mud occurred in most depth ranges, it was the only stratum surveyed in deep offshore locations (80-260 m).
Two 11-by-five-and-a-half-inch hand-glazed terra-cotta tiles make up the Renaissance high-relief design.
The high-relief area of Stonewall Bank is closed to halibut fishing to reduce incidental catch of yelloweye rockfish and canary rockfish.
The company extended its relatively new Tambour line into several new solid colors, and built upon its Lacque de Chine line by bringing out eight high-relief patterns from the archives to complement it.