Sentence Examples


  • Engraved flowers, views and devices are often combined with decorative cutting.
  • Most Japanese decorative designs consist of natural objects, treated sometimes in a more 1~hi0 or less conventional manner, but always distinguished by delicacy of touch, graceful freedom of conception and delightfully harmonized tints.
  • The same free spirit is the secret of much of the originality and the excellence of the decorative art of Japan.
  • He was an artist of eccentric originality, who achieved wonders in bold decorative effects in spite of a studied contempt for detail.
  • It was in the middle of the 18th century that the decorative, but relatively feeble, Chinese art of the later Ming period found favor in Japan and a clever exponent in a painter named Ryurikyo It must be regarded as a sad decadence from the old Chinese ideals, which was further hastened, from about 1765, by the popularity of the southern Chinese style.
 

How would you define decorative? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus