Sentence Examples

  • These decorative circles of various types of stone are hand-crafted by Italian artisans who use many of the traditional techniques such as intarsia stone inlay as well as taking advantage of new water jet technology.
  • There are several great architectural examples of the early intarsia method found in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome as well as fifteenth century Florence buildings.
  • The intarsia inlay method is used with both wood and stone.
  • The rich and beautifully executed intarsia work may be due to Baccio Pontelli.
  • Here was what seems to have been the basement of a very large hall or " Megaron," approached directly from the central court, and near this were found further reliefs, fresco representations of scenes of the bull-ring with female as well as male toreadors, and remains of a magnificent gaming-board of gold-plated ivory with intarsia work of crystal plaques set on silver plates and blue enamel (cyanus).

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