Ionic capital

Ionic capital

The topmost member of a column of the Ionic order; the twin volutes in the Greek Ionic order are larger and more conspicuous than the corresponding volutes in the Roman Ionic order.
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The stiles, carved in the shape of an attenuated areca palm, has a crownshaft terminating in a stylized ionic capital consisting of a small anahaw leaf on a thorny stem at the center flanked by an ionic scroll.
The famous square bottle has a wide sloping shoulders ending in swirls like an ionic capital, a circular paper label with beautiful Art Nouveau graphics and a stopper in the form of an inverted heart.
The book includes a small reproduction of an actual coin stamped with a griffin springing left off of Ionic capital, attributed to Thrace, Abdera, circa 386/5-375 B.
FOR THE BRIDE WHO LOVES ANTIQUES, place the cake on an antique Ionic capital repurposed from a column of years gone by.
Some are indeed derivative, but others are shown in surprising images--such as the drawing of the Egyptian origin of the Ionic capital.
Allied Nevada Gold Corporation (TSX:ANV) (AMEX:ANV), a US-based company that is engaged in exploration and development of gold projects in Nevada, US, has secured acquisition of a secured bridge loan facility with Ionic Capital Corporation (Ionic).
Bertani was justifiably proud of his interpretation, and carved his solution to the construction of an Ionic capital, along with the diagram for measuring its proportions, on the facade of his house in Mantua.
Opportunities to bring out elements of visual and conceptual interest were too often missed--a wall in gallery three contained an appealing grouping of chalk sketches of the same fragmented and overturned Ionic capitals from the Farnese Gardens, by Wilson (c.
In the first Upstairs separate each two pilasters with Ionic capitals, the French doors from each other.
Between the east and west wings is the entrance/dining hall, its central door having a moulded oak frame, a four-centred head with sunk spandrels (the space between an arch enclosure and the arch itself), and 18th-century pilasters (columns that project from a wall) on either side with Ionic capitals supporting a projecting semicircular hood.
Later, and ahead of his time, he did indeed create images of living and organic forms (flowers, torsos, seed pods) and sardonic references to utilitarian ceramics--jugs that were not intended to pour, teapots almost too heavy to lift and columns surmounted with ionic capitals so squashily made that they were like castings of sponge rubber.
Where the wall once stood are now two white Ionic capitals, mounted on plinths, made of glass fibre, and topped by a triangular pediment.