Definition of Dosserets
1. dosseret [n] - See also: dosseret
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Literary usage of Dosserets
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Esthetic Basis of Greek Art of the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C. by Rhys Carpenter (1921)
"... entities—simple elements such as columns, capitals, triglyphs, piers, groins, dosserets, or composite elements such as porticoes and blind-stories. ..."
2. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1909)
"The arches of the nave are of two orders ; moulded square abaci take the place of the mosaic dosserets of Monreale; at the east end is a triforium; ..."
3. Baroque Architecture by Martin Shaw Briggs (1914)
"The interior is also severely simple, but simplicity does not of necessity imply conventionality, and where but in the Baroque would we find these dosserets ..."
4. Art in France by Louis Hourticq (1911)
"These arches rested in the interior on dosserets, or impost blocks, and were strengthened on the exterior by buttresses. FIG. 33.—NAVE OF SAINT-PIERRE, ..."
5. A History of Architecture in All Countries, from the Earliest Times to the by James Fergusson (1893)
"... and two columns between each ; these columns are surmounted by capitals, dosserets, and carry wood beams encased in rich archi- 1 Transaction!! nf the ..."
6. A History of the Later Roman Empire: From Arcadius to Irene (395 A.D. to 800 by John Bagnell Bury (1889)
"The dosserets, which surmount the capitals, are marked with crosses, sometimes in the middle of foliage.2 The only decoration of this church consists of ..."