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guilloche

An ornament in the form of two or more bands that are twisted together in a continuous series, leaving circular openings that are filled with round ornaments.
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guilloche

guilloche
An ornament formed by two or more bands twisted over each other in a continuous series, leaving circular openings which are often filled with round ornaments.
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80 m tall) with a tall narrow neck and squared rim marked on the front by a pendant tongue; the neck is decorated very simply with a horizontal row of stamped shield bosses and an impressed guilloche band.
73) Registers of incised lotus chains, guilloche, and wave patterns, separated by sets of ridges, decorate the surface of the Azoria piece.
75) These pithoi are decorated with the elaborate relief-work characteristic of Cretan storage jars, including a variety of guilloche patterns, shield bosses (stamped and appliqued), plastic ribs, heraldic birds, foliate bands, rosettes, interlocking spirals, and arcaded tongues, among others.