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However , the latter invariably treat of a pedestal and base as separate bodies ,
as they are sometimes employed without pillars . These several members of the
order have also been subdivided into various inferior parts , and the whole are ...
The pedestal is not only placed under the base of a column or pilaster , but
frequently employed , both singly and ... The several mouldings which enter into
the composition of pedestals and bases are , 1. upána ; 2. campa ; 3. gaľa , cant '
( 3 ) literally means the neck ; and when employed in pedestals , it is made very
high , and resembles the dado , but every ... It is often confounded with the
moulding called vájina , especially in pedestals and bases , as it appears to be of
He divides the pedestals into three sorts , according to the magnitude of the
edifices in which they are to be employed , and makes their height , if I
understand him rightly , to consist of from one - quarter to six times the height of
the base , and ...
OF BASES , The height of a base is equal to either a half , three - quarters , or a
whole diameter of the shaft . When placed under pillars of an inferior sort , in
porticoes and the like , and without a pedestal , its height is stated to be one -
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Ram Raz: Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús / by Rám Ráz. - London : Parker, 1834. - xiv, 64 S. : Ill. - (Oriental Translation Fund) Die bibliographische Beschreibung im Haupteintrag ist unzureichend und irreführend.