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  • Over the mantle hung a gilt-framed landscape oil; a fall scene that captured all the colors he so loved.
  • Over it rose a dome entirely covered with gold, with two minarets at the sides, likewise gilt all over.
  • - German Mitre, of red velvet embroidered with pearls and silver gilt plaques.
  • At present the magnificent council chambers for the different legislative bodies of the Venetian republic and the state apartments of the doges are richly decorated with gilt carving and panelling in the style of the later Renaissance.
  • The geographical ideas which prevailed at the time Columbus started in search of Cathay may be most readily gathered from two contemporary globes, the one known as the Laon globe because it was picked up in 1860 at a curiosity shop in that town, the other produced at Nuremberg in 1492 by Martin Behaim.1 The Laon globe is of copper gilt, and has a diameter of 170 mm.

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