Ionic column


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Ionic column

[ī′än·ik ′käl·əm]
(architecture)
A column characterized by the spiral ornament of its head.
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The magnificent gallery, in Lissadell house, is lined with ionic columns and classical art; Harvey's Point Country Hotel, on the shore of Lough Eske, beneath the Bluestack mountains; Fishing boats in Killibegs bring home their catch; The dramatic mountains and wondrous coastline at Kinnego Bay
Seuss readers grow up and put aside his inventive anarchy for what they take to be more useful, grown-up things: Ionic columns or quadratic equations, perhaps.
The Oaks, for example, has a Georgian motif, with broken pediments, Ionic columns and fan-lit transoms, while The Meadows has an English countryside look: ponds, marshes, thistles, bournes, rushes, hobbles, etc.
A majestic sweep of 30 houses behind 114 Ionic columns, it is often described as the finest in Europe.
On the south side, a first floor loggia with Ionic columns overlooked the garden; on the north, a horseshoe staircase leads in Palladian manner to a terrace and a two-storey cubic hall.
Even the latest edition of the student's standby, the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, refers to scroll volutes in the capitals of Ionic columns.
The brick masonry, ionic columns, and formed metal dentil detailing are testament to the dedication and talents of the modernization team.
The main entrance at Morrison Street is the last word in luxury, with Sicilian marble divided by Ionic columns and pilasters, and a grand stairway with wrought iron banisters, art nouveau newels and timber panelling.
The designers were especially inspired by the royal apartments of the king and queen, French classicism's decorative arts and "La Colonnade" in the Gardens of Versailles, which is a peristyle of 30, 2-meter circles encompassing a double colonnade of 32 ionic columns constructed of marble.
Gates, Ionic columns, green grass and American flags.
The 1933 neo-classical building will provide the perfect backdrop for performances and galleries with open spaces, vaulted ceilings and beautiful, classic detailing such as ionic columns.
Think Doric and Tuscan pilasters, fluted Ionic columns, open fireplaces, both curved and shuttered sash windows, flagstone floors, carved cornicing, picture rails, and deep skirting boards.