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  • It is a truly grotesque vegetation, whose forms and color we see imitated in bronze, a sort of architectural foliage more ancient and typical than acanthus, chiccory, ivy, vine, or any vegetable leaves; destined perhaps, under some circumstances, to become a puzzle to future geologists.
  • Italian Chimneypiece in Statuary marble with profuse high relief carving to both frieze and jambs, the latter terminating in acanthus carved corbels.
  • The capital has acanthus leaf decoration, which legend bases on a hanging basket.
  • Terminal knop engraved with acanthus scrolls ending in a pine cone.
  • The engraved design to the main face of the lock is of acanthus leaves.

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