Benutzer: Gast

Wörterbuch (en): Renaissance scrollwork

  1. Renaissance scrollwork
de: Knorpelwerk (nt) / Knollenwerk (nt)
fr: Cartilage (m)
it: Decorazione a cartilagine (f)
es: Estilo auricular (f)

A symmetrical 17th century ornamental form composed of ear-cup-shaped, cartilaginously thickening formations and mask-like motifs. It first appeared in engravings and was soon used for the sculptural design of building elements and furniture, especially in the Netherlands, Germany and France.