Cornices Sentence Examples
I recognize the molding and cornices.
Flatness and lack of deep shadows, owing to the impossibility of obtaining heavy cornices in that material, mark the style.
Nearly all the stucco-fronted brick houses, with flat roofs and cornices and wide spreading stoeps, of the early Dutch settlers have been replaced by shops, warehouses and offices in styles common to English towns.
The porticos have fallen, and their broken monolithic columns, with fragments of cornices and other masonry, lie piled within the enclosure, which is still partly paved.
On account of the warm climate the cornices are wide, the upper storey projects over the lower, and the outer walls are fitted with sliding frames.
The principal characteristics of this second period are the magnificent portals, rising sometimes, as in the mosque of sultan Hasan, to 80 or 90 ft., with elaborate stalactite vaulting at the top, and the deep stalactite cornices which crown the summit of the building.
Fragments of reliefsculptures belonging to the parapet and columns, and of fluted drums and capitals, cornices and other architectural members have been recovered, showing that the workmanship and Ionic style were of the highest excellence, and that the building presented a variety of ornament, rare among Hellenic temples.
The introduction of steel construction has simplified many details of architectural treatment, such as projections for cornices, bay windows and galleries.
When once the site is cleared and the foundations prepared and set, work can be pushed on the walls at different storeys at one and the same time, and often main cornices and filling-in work are fixed before special details and ornamentation.
Hebrew inscriptions also occur, and the carved work of the cornices and capitals is rich though debased.Advertisement
It's even painted the same color and I recognize the molding and cornices.
Original and elegant features have been lovingly restored with ornate cornices and stained glass windows.
Banisters carved to imitate fer forge were as fine as the additional classical cornices were grand.
When applying distemper to my cleaned cornices and ceiling I did not dilute the first coat.
For use as bay window treatments, these valances and cornices are fitted with hinges or may be built using the exact angles of the bay corners.Advertisement
Hannah paused a few doors down along the wide, tall corridor with plush red rugs and gilded cornices.
The exterior of the choir, with its four radiating chapels, its jutting cornices supported by modillions and columns with carved capitals, and its mosaic decoration of black and white stones, is the most interesting part of the exterior The rest of the church comprises a narthex surmounted by a tower, three naves and a transept, over which rises another tower.
The general construction of wooden screens is close panelling beneath, on which stands screen-work composed of slender turned balusters or regular wooden mullions, supporting tracery more or less rich with cornices, crestings, &c., and often painted in brilliant colours and gilded.
Above this comes a row of circular shields, adorned with intricate arabesques, while bands and wreaths of lilies are everywhere scupltured on the windows, balconies, tambours and cornices, adding lightness to the fabric. The whole is raised on a platform 7 ft.
While the houses of the poorer classes are mean and too often dirty, in marked contrast are the houses of the wealthier citizens, built generally in a style of elaborate arabesque, the windows shaded with projecting cornices of graceful woodwork (mushrebiya) and ornamented with stained glass.Advertisement
The sombre colouring is relieved by vegetation along the edges of the nearly flat beds which project like great cornices and serve as nesting-places for sea-fowl.
The church built by Thomas Pitt was in a plain style, of red brick with stone cornices and angle pilasters.
What if an equal ado were made about the ornaments of style in literature, and the architects of our bibles spent as much time about their cornices as the architects of our churches do?
We then trudged up across the ridge, steering a fairly wide course around many snow cornices which we met in our path.
Fairly heavy deposits of wettish snow (no longer powdery) on the tops with nice cornices forming.Advertisement