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lesene scolpite

English translation: sculpted (or carved) pilaster strips

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Italian term or phrase:lesene scolpite
English translation:sculpted (or carved) pilaster strips
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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08:31 Apr 23, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Furniture / Household Appliances
Italian term or phrase: lesene scolpite
This term is describing an antique credenza. The context: "il corpo sottostante presenta un cassetto e due sportelli, lesene scolpite."
Traci A.
sculpted (or carved) pilaster strips
Explanation:
Look at the following presents a bilingual description and a picture:

http://www.arca.net/arts_antiques/expo/a119o9.htm

"GRANDE LIBRERIA in noce con parte alta a quattro sportelli a giorno, parte bassa con sportelli pieni, pilastri decorati da lesene intagliate.

BIG WALNUT BOOKCASE with the higher part having four open doors, the lower part with solid doors and pilasters decorated by carved pilaster strips."

I hope this is relevant to your context.

Fuad
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nasculpted (or carved) pilaster stripsFuad Yahya
nasculpted pilaster strips
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sculpted pilaster strips


Explanation:
I have come across this expression sevral times recently and my dictionaries all give "pilaster strip".
Angela



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sculpted (or carved) pilaster strips


Explanation:
Look at the following presents a bilingual description and a picture:

http://www.arca.net/arts_antiques/expo/a119o9.htm

"GRANDE LIBRERIA in noce con parte alta a quattro sportelli a giorno, parte bassa con sportelli pieni, pilastri decorati da lesene intagliate.

BIG WALNUT BOOKCASE with the higher part having four open doors, the lower part with solid doors and pilasters decorated by carved pilaster strips."

I hope this is relevant to your context.

Fuad


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Fuad Yahya
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Jan 28, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
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