finial


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an ornament at the top of a spire or gable

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The finial was cleaned by our expert conservators, but the back was deliberately left in its original condition to retain an important part of the object's history.
The minaret's original boat-shaped finial (top, centre) can be seen in this drawing from L'Artarabe (1869-77) by Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-79)
Dating circa 1875 and measuring 34.8 centimeters in total length, the carved finial surmounts a long, plain, round-section wooden handle, possibly maple, which tapers to a smooth point at the lower end.
The finial, which measures just four inches high, is believed to date from the 18th century, and is fashioned from a central interior column in silver with fine goldsmiths work from Lhasa forming the exterior structure.
A 24- carat gold finial has been installed atop the tomb's majestic dome.
And they are currently scouring the school to find where the finial, an ornament that adorns bannisters, was swiped from.
Ng says he wanted to create the illusion that the newel and handrail were created from a single piece of wood flowing into the Bird's Egg finial.
GOODWOOD: 2.00 Shalianzi, 2.30 Lightning Charlie, 3.05 FINIAL (NAP), 3.40 Pandar, 4.15 My Lord, 4.45 Open The Red, 5.15 Fun Mac, 5.45 Seldom Seen.
FINIAL should be hard to beat making a first venture into handicap company in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Nursery Stakes at Goodwood.
Master carpenter Jeff Samuelson placed the gold-leaf finial atop the Town House bell tower, ending a three-year saga.
Cox has recently taken delivery of a Dutch Art two-year-old filly called Finial, who is out of a half-sister to Palatial, dam of 1,000 Guineas runner-up Spacious.
The finial is made of bronze, but may have had the appearance of gold to the thieves.
Another mystery, to us at least, was why some of the larger teapots - and they came in sizes ranging from a half to more than 12 pints, big enough for the largest family - were made with lids decorated with a miniature teapot as the knob or finial. Smaller versions have the more usual acornshaped finial, but the tiny teapots, often reflecting the shape of a pot on which they sit, are charming quirks which make them hugely collectable.
Lighting specifiers can select finial tops, lens options, lens finishes, and any of five standard or custom housing designs, with or without poles and mounting brackets.
ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has constituted another three-member committee to investigate the finial irregularities amounting to Rs.