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  • noun Plural form of bas-relief.


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  • The new bas-reliefs made of wood and formica in Simon's current exhibition elaborate on his long term fascination with automated mark making.

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  • All the sets and costumes were based on Assyrian bas-reliefs.

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  • Cyclopean masonry, bizarre angles, hideous bas-reliefs … you know, the works.

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  • This idea was supported by the fact that the magnificent bas-reliefs of the temple were designed to be viewed in an anti-clockwise direction, a practice that precedents in ancient Hindu funerary rites.


  • Wedgwood and Bentley: the Staffordshire firm of Josiah Wedgwood (1730 – 95) and Thomas Bentley (1730 – 80) sold, from its London showroom, tableware, plaques, bas-reliefs and seals.

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  • A meeting with perfumer François Coty resulted in his first perfume flacons, and in 1902 he made plate-glass doors with molded bas-reliefs for his own Paris townhouse.

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  • There are a few abstract symbols, but the site is almost covered in graceful, naturalistic sculptures and bas-reliefs of the animals that were central to the imagination of hunter-gatherers.

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  • Klingelhoefer's clever set, with bland hotel-room walls morphing periodically into Mesopotamian bas-reliefs, almost gives the imagery of "Eelwax Jesus" a run for its money.

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  • Her eyes traveled from the polished copper roof guards to the bas-reliefs of rose garlands that crowned the fifth floor like decorative icing on a tiered wedding cake.

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  • She looked up, admiring the moldings and the bas-reliefs of pseudo-Grecian revelers in diaphanous togas.

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