carved work

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English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • Carved Stone Balls — are petrospheres, usually round and rarely oval. They have protruding knobs on the surface, from 3 to 160 in number. Their size is fairly uniform, they date from the late Neolithic to possibly the Iron Age and are mainly found in Scotland. They… …   Wikipedia

  • carved/etched/set/written in stone — permanent or not able to be changed These new rules are not carved in stone; if they don t work, we ll change them. • • • Main Entry: ↑stone …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-timber work — ▪ architecture       method of building in which external and internal walls are constructed of timber frames and the spaces between the structural members are filled with such materials as brick, plaster, or wattle and daub. Traditionally, a… …   Universalium

  • tabernacle work — noun 1. : ornamental usually pierced tracery (as in the carved canopies over niches or stalls in churches) 2. : architectural design characterized by the use of tabernacles * * * tabernacle work, Architecture. 1. ornamental work of tracery used… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sorrento work — Sor ren to work Ornamental work, mostly carved in olivewood, decorated with inlay, made at or near Sorrento, Italy. Hence, more rarely, jig saw work and the like done anywhere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bantam work — Ban tam work Carved and painted work in imitation of Japan ware. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • relief work — public job which help relieve unemployment; artwork where figures are carved to project from a background …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jalee work —    or jali    Urdu for a openwork stone screen usually carved of white marble or fine red sandstone. Jalee screens are most typically found in Mughal architecture, and simultaneously create a private space while producing patterns of light. They… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • romayne work — (ˈ)rō|mān noun Usage: often capitalized R Etymology: probably from French romaine, feminine of romain Roman more at romaine : the ornamentation of furniture with carved medallions, knobs, or finials in the form of human or grotesque heads found… …   Useful english dictionary

  • History of wood carving — From the remotest ages the decoration of wood has been a foremost art. The tendency of human nature has always been to ornament every article in use. The North American Indian carves his wooden fish hook or his pipe stem just as the Polynesian… …   Wikipedia

  • interior design — 1. the design and coordination of the decorative elements of the interior of a house, apartment, office, or other structural space, including color schemes, fittings, furnishings, and sometimes architectural features. 2. the art, business, or… …   Universalium

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