It is of gilt bronze, more than 14 ft.
The smaller.specimens are quite plain, but the larger ones are gilt and generally of a highly ornamental character.
It is highly ornamented with gilt and stucco.
Each upright bearing carrying the shafts of the revolving disks also carries a neutralizing conductor or wire ending in a little brush of gilt thread.
The nurse lit the gilt candles before the icons and sat down by the door with her knitting.
At present the magnificent council chambers for the different legislative bodies of the Venetian republic and the state apartments of the doges are richly decorated with gilt carving and panelling in the style of the later Renaissance.
- German Mitre, of red velvet embroidered with pearls and silver gilt plaques.
One Parnell was put forward to complain of a decree pronounced against him in favour of the contending party Vaughan, who he said had presented a gilt cup to the chancellor.
in height, built in the form of a cone, with a small cupola, on the top of which is a gilt ball and spire, and contains the shrine of Badrinath, dedicated to an incarnation of Vishnu.
Even if a charged and insulated conductor, such as an open canister or deep cup, is not perfectly closed, it will be found that a proof-plane consisting of a small disk of gilt paper carried at the end of a rod of gum-lac will not bring away any charge if applied to the deep inside portions.
If a suspended gilt pith ball is held near it, the ball will first be attracted and then repelled.
Delicate pierced vessels of gilt brass, enriched by tooling and inlay of gold and silver, were among the chief specialties of the Persians.
The roof, which is especially magnificent, is the finest example of a class which as a rule is only found in Venetia or in churches built by Venetian architects in Istria and other subject provinces: the framing is concealed by coving or barrel-vaulting in wood, the surface of which is divided into small square panels, all painted and gilt, giving a very rich effect.
Then he would turn away to the portrait of his dead Lise, who with hair curled a la grecque looked tenderly and gaily at him out of the gilt frame.
The geographical ideas which prevailed at the time Columbus started in search of Cathay may be most readily gathered from two contemporary globes, the one known as the Laon globe because it was picked up in 1860 at a curiosity shop in that town, the other produced at Nuremberg in 1492 by Martin Behaim.1 The Laon globe is of copper gilt, and has a diameter of 170 mm.
Their lofty gilt domes and fanciful network or arabesque tracery are partly in ruins, and the mosques attached to them are also partly ruined.
In the centre stands the palace, a group of wooden buildings, many of them highly carved and gilt, resting on a brick platform 900 ft.
Over it rose a dome entirely covered with gold, with two minarets at the sides, likewise gilt all over.
Little change, however, seems to have been made since the time of Ibn Jubair, who describes the floor and walls as overlaid with richly variegated marbles, and the upper half of the walls as plated with silver thickly gilt, while the roof was veiled with coloured silk.
Then take two suspended gilt pith balls and touch them (a) both against one tray; they will be found to repel each other; (b) touch one against one tray and the other against the other tray, and they will be found to attract each other.
and Queen Eleanor at Westminster, cast in bronze by the "cire perdue" process, and thickly gilt, are equal, if not superior, in artistic beauty to any sculptor's work of the same period (end of the 13th century) that was produced in Italy or elsewhere.
But all knights were also knights of the spur or " equites aurati," because their spurs were golden or gilt, - the spurs of squires being of silver or white metal, - and these became their peculiar badge in popular estimation and proverbial speech.
The tomb was opened in 1 774, and on the king's head was found an imitation crown of tin or latten gilt, with trefoils rising from its upper edge.
The interiors are gilt, often furnished with detachable plates and sometimes set with brilliants.
The Monument (1677), Fish Street Hill, City, erected from the designs of Wren in commemoration of the great fire of 1666, is a Doric column surmounted by a gilt representation of a flaming urn.
The earliest example which has as yet been described - a cup of blue glass, enamelled and gilt - is, however, not earlier than about 1440.
The Assyrians were perhaps the most remarkable of all ancient nations for the colossal size and splendour of their works in metal; whole circuit walls of great cities, such as Ecbatana, are said to have been covered with metal plates, gilt or silvered.
accompanyver gilt medal is accompanied by a certificate and a prize of £ 1,000.
gilt on spine.
Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering; light wear on edges.
5 " If we sum up the principal ensigns of knighthood, ancient and modern, we shall find they have been or are a horse, gold ring, shield and lance, a belt and sword, gilt spurs and a gold chain or collar."
Thus at Athens the Thesmothetae (perhaps all the archons) made a vow that, should they break any law, they would dedicate a life-size gilt statue in the temple at Delphi.
The most remarkable edifice was a celebrated temple, adorned with 250 lofty pillars of gilt wood, and containing a colossal bronze statue of Buddha.
- Monstrance of Copper Gilt; Italian work of the 15th century.
- Brass Vase, pierced and gilt; 17th century Persian work.
About the same date is assigned to a globe by Robert de Bailly, engraved on copper and gilt (diam.
The door of two leaves, with its posts and lintel, is of silver gilt.
The decoration of some of the rooms is gorgeous, the walls being covered in part with mosaics and in part with carved work, while the ceilings are rich in arabesque ornaments, elaborately gilt.
bindis superb example of local ephemera is bound in contemporary maroon morocco, and lettered in gilt on the upper cover: 'Mr.
A stitched in silk bookmark and a black cloth slipcase with further silver gilt lettering completed the package.
At each angle is a freestanding gilt bronze statuette of an allegorical female figure.
The artifact captioned as the Maltby brooch is actually a gilt bronze buckle with garnets from East Boldon, Tyne and Wear.
Strong stainless steel buckle in a choice of chrome or gilt finish.
calfskin leather, gilt edges, rounded corners £ 50.
There is also a 13 th century gilt pulpit.
Pope Leo XII gave a silver gilt chalice in recognition of his service to the Papacy; this is now at Blair's Museum.
Between the windows, there are gilt and ' pietra dura ' console tables with late 17th century Genoese carved and gilt supporting figures.
Original pale blue cloth, blocked with figure of Tahitian woman in gilt; publisher's patterned endpapers.
Original pale green cloth, blocked in gilt; decorated endpapers, top edge gilt.
Original gray cloth, blocked with art-nouveau design in green, black and gilt, green flower-patterned endpapers, all edges gilt.
Contemporary black leather over brown cloth, lined in gilt; raised bands on spine; marbled endpapers; all edges marbled.
Original green cloth, blocked in black on front board (gilt on spine ), brown endpapers.
Original royal blue cloth, heavily blocked in gilt; yellow endpapers.
Original blue cloth, with gilt border at head of front board; black endpapers.
Framed pieces are presented in bespoke ash framing sometimes incorporating a gilt slip inlay.
gilt framed still life oil paintings adorn the walls and a carved desk occupies a corner.
The Mace The Town's Mace is made of silver gilt.
However, these are spreads of corporate bonds over the benchmark gilt or treasury bill for the relevant maturity.
gilt lettering; light wear on edges.
gilt repo in CREST.
gilt bronze buckle with garnets from East Boldon, Tyne and Wear.
gilt vignette on front board.
gilt bronze on a stone base.
gilt tooling, red leather title label on spine.
This is a handsome silver gilt standing Cup, or " Loving Cup " .
The figures of Christ and the Apostles are in silver relief, set against a background of copper gilt.
Original cream colored cloth, blocked with figure of girl in gilt; top edge gilt; integral silk bookmark.
The reason is that it is all but inevitable that there will be sizeable gilt issues coming along for the foreseeable future.
lettered in gilt on spine.
lustre solution should not be applied to pieces with gilt or luster decoration.
At the same time he also gave the City its magnificent silver gilt mace.
Contemporary black leather over brown cloth, lined in gilt; raised bands on spine; marbled endpapers; all edges marbled endpapers; all edges marbled.
Full leather red morocco, richly decorated front cover, rear cover and spine in gilt.
pilasters with Corinthian capitals and bases of gilt bronze.
It held more than three quarts, and was of oriental porcelain, painted and gilt.
This Code sets out standards of best practice for gilt repo.
Painted with pink ribbon tied swags of gilt barley ears and gilt dentil rims.
shamrock design, blocked blind on front board, blocked in gilt on spine.
silver medaland supplied by us was awarded a silver gilt medal.
Each copy is housed in a black slipcase, again with gilt lettering to the front, stating ' Limited Edition.
Comes in a dark green hardcover slipcase embossed with gilt and a certificate of authenticity.
Further information The injection of PG 600 into a pregnant sow or gilt will fail to produce heat and will not cause abortion.
Original navy blue fine-ribbed cloth, with gilt vignette on front board.
This is because the individual is older and receive a higher income or if the gilt yields have fallen, a lower income.
For this purpose the following apparatus should be provided: - (i) two small metal tea-trays and some clean dry tumblers, the latter preferably varnished with shellac varnish made with alcohol free from water; (2) two sheets of ebonite rather larger than the tea-trays; (3) a rod of sealing-wax or ebonite and a glass tube, also some pieces of silk and flannel; (4) a few small gilt pith balls suspended by dry silk threads; (5) a gold-leaf electroscope, and, if possible, a simple form of quadrant electrometer (see Electroscope and Electrometer); (6) some brass balls mounted on the ends of ebonite penholders, and a few tin canisters.
Delicate pierced vessels of gilt brass, enriched by tooling and inlay of gold and silver, were among the chief specialties of the Persians (see fig.
With knee deep duvets and gilt bathrooms and its own Bar, run by the charismatic Ben, with fresh seafood prepared to order.
Original green cloth, decorated with shamrock design, blocked blind on front board, blocked in gilt on spine.
Another stand supplied by us was awarded a silver gilt medal.
In the late 1700s, using an andiron made of gilt bronze to build your fire was considered a sign of wealth.
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Both the male and female dinner jackets are fully lined and have removable Navy gilt buttons.
Original green cloth; blocked border in black and sprig of leaves in gilt on front board and spine; leaf-patterned endpapers.
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