French Order

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1 Corinthian capital featuring the cock and fleur-de-lys.

2 Type of Order invented by Philibert de l' Orme with bands of sculptured leaves concealing the drums of the shafts.

3 Classical Order consisting of three columns set at the points of an equilateral triangular plan (∴), with creepers trailing in spiral forms around the shafts (reminiscent of Solomonic or spiral columns), invented by Ribart de Chamoust (1783).

J. Curl (2002);Lampugnani (ed.) & Dinsmoor (1986)

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