Sentence Examples


  • Engraved flowers, views and devices are often combined with decorative cutting.
  • The sandstone has not resisted the effects of weather, and much of the external decorative work has perished.
  • As regards the decorative sculptures of the Parthenon, which the Greeks rated far below their colossus in ivory and gold, see the article Parthenon.
  • Art was still by no means extinct, and its forms and decorative elements are simply later derivatives of the great palace style.
  • The manufacture, modelling and painting of faience objects, and the making of inlays in many materials were also familiar to Aegean craftsmen, who show in all their best work a strong sense of natural form and an appreciation of ideal balance and decorative effect, such as are seen in the best products of later Hellenic art.