statuette


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a small carved or molded figure

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I dragged myself upstairs to bed past the indefatigable statuette holding up the ever-miserable light.
I had flown; so had the gold brick, the jewelled belt, and the silver statuette. You tried to rouse the others.
Raffles wished him good-morning, as well he might; for he had been upstairs to wash his face and hands; and in the prize-fighter's great hat and fur coat he might have marched round Scotland Yard itself, in spite of his having the gold brick from Sacramento in one pocket, the silver statuette of Maguire in the other, and round his waist the jewelled belt presented to that worthy by the State of Nevada.
A vigilant hand had, as usual, kept the fire alive and the lamp trimmed; and the room, with its rows and rows of books, its bronze and steel statuettes of "The Fencers" on the mantelpiece and its many photographs of famous pictures, looked singularly home-like and welcoming.
He made a show of examining the arms against the walls, the brocaded hangings with their wonderful design of faded gold, the ivory statuettes, the black god who sat on his haunches and into whose face seemed carved some dumb but eternal power.
It was not more than six feet high, and the top was adorned with statuettes in marble, ranged at regular distances one from the other.
"'Tention!" cried Holmes, in a sharp tone, and the six dirty little scoundrels stood in a line like so many disreputable statuettes. "In future you shall send up Wiggins alone to report, and the rest of you must wait in the street.
Within these shelves, or long, horizontal niches, stood row upon row of small figures, appearing like tiny, grotesque statuettes of men, their long, black hair falling below their feet and sometimes trailing to the shelf beneath.
The top was ornamented by vases, candelabra, and statuettes, in pairs, placed in a row.
It boosted the credibility of what he went on to propose: no less than the appearance of another, similarly proportioned bronze equestrian statuette (minus rider) 'from the hand of the intellectual prince of the Renaissance'.
GOLDEN STATUETTE: The design of the Oscar statuette, which represents a knight standing on a reel of film and holding a sword, is credited to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Art Director Cedric Gibbons.
The Oscar statuette is solid bronze and plated in 24-karat gold.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): A wooden replica of the Ashok Stambh fetched Rs 13 lakh and a Lord Shiva statuette sold for Rs 10 lakh, much higher than their base prices, at the fortnight-long auction of mementos received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tenure.Ee
As the Oscars approach, one former winner is learning to love his statuette
A best-picture Oscar for Gentleman's Agreement, the 1947 film starring Gregory Peck, sold for $492,000 (PS390,850), while a best picture statuette for 1935's Mutiny On The Bounty fetched $240,000 (PS190,650).