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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the style of a candlestick: said of arabesques of symmetrical form, having an upright central stem or shaft.
  • Said of a style of decoration frequently found on the majolica of Urbino, Castel Durante, and other manufactures, consisting of animal grotesques arranged symmetrically around the border or on either side of a central design.

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