Sentence Examples


  • The cathedral is faced with pale grey limestone, easily chiselled, but hardening on exposure.
  • For example, on the surface of a shibuichi box-lid we see the backs of a flock of geese chiselled in silver, and when the lid is opened, their breasts and the under-sides of their pinions appear.
  • A still higher achievement is to apply to the chiselled base designs executed in colored enamels, finally covering the whole with translucid paste.
  • IThe artists of this school show also much skill in using enamels for the purposes of subordinate decorationsuspending enamelled butterflies, birds or floral sprays, among the reticulations of a silver vase chiselled a jour; or filling with translucid enamels parts of a decorative scheme sculptured in iron, silver, gold or shakudo.
  • The decorative design having been completely chiselled in the round, is then fixed in a field of a different metal, in which a design of exactly similar outline has been cut out.
 

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