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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But the cinema facade, with its Ionic columns, was kept with a preservation order and survives to this day.
A wealth of Doric and Ionic columns have been identified on the High Street and the Castlegate shopping centre has been likened to the "Stoa" markets of ancient Greece.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are no similar structures depicted on any vases from Mainland Greece, while the Wurzburg fragment, in particular, by showing a Doric entablature over Ionic columns, reflects uncanonical architectural forms, found in South Italy itself but not in the Greek Mainland.
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.