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gadrooning

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  • Gadrooning is a decorative motif consisting of convex curves in a series. In furniture and other interior accessories, the term applies to an ornamental carved band of tapered, curving and alternating concave and convex sections, usually diverging. — “Gadrooning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The fluted band on a plain surface is characteristic of his work.[4][6] He is said to have introduced the ornamentation known as "gadrooning", curved flutings cut on the surface of silver.[7] He held many public offices, and was a Member and. — “Jeremiah Dummer (silversmith) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • One reason for having reeded edges was to prevent counterfeiting.[3][4] Another benefit of certain coins In architecture, reeding is a form of molding usually found on columns, and is sometimes considered to be synonymous with gadrooning.[6]. — “Reeding - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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