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1 Ionic, Composite, or Corinthian volute, but especially Ionic.

2 Strong-stemmed projections ending in stiff leaves commonly found on C13 Gothic capitals or crockets.

3 Projection at each corner of an altar, ash-chest, sarcophagus, or stele, also called acroterium or ear.

4 Each of four projecting portions of any abacus curved on plan.

5Cornucopia or Horn of Plenty.

6 Projection of one member in framed work, as in the head of a door-frame, or the horn of a C19 sash-window.

horn. 3. (left) ass's ear (solid) and Neo-Classical type, c.1820, usually found on gatepiers, tombs, etc. (pecked)

Subjects: Architecture.


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