Sentence Examples with the word cornice

Between the pediment and the cornice a thick corded moulding is carried round the main building.

From the cornice of the dome stretches eastwards and westwards a semidome, which in its turn rests upon three small semi-domes.

The mason who finishes the cornice of the palace returns at night perchance to a hut not so good as a wigwam.

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An elaborate cornice of wooden bracketing crowns the walls, forming one of the principal ornaments of the building.

While the colours on the metopes and triglyphs had faded somewhat, the border above them, topped with a cornice projecting 6 in., retained a most brilliant maeander pattern of red, blue and yellow, while below these were two bands of godroons of blue and red.

On the top of this system as a foundation were set several statue bases, one bearing the signature of Lysippus, which shows that the system stood there at least as early as the 4th century B.C. Some parts of it may have been taken from older buildings, but not the cornice nor the corner metope block which formed an obtuse angle.

The chief type of agricultural society is the cornice agricole, an association for the discussion of agricultural problems and the organization of provincial shows.

Facing the main entrance is a small open shrine, consisting of a cornice and dome upheld by four pillars.

Portions of the coloured terra-cotta slabs which decorated the cornice and other architectural members have also been discovered.

Everywhere - on the balustrades closing the chapels, round the base of the pilasters, along the walls, beneath the cornice of both the exterior and the interior of the church - there is one ornament that is perpetually repeated, the interwoven initials of Sigismondo and Isotta.