Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of mantelpiece.

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Examples

  • I have seen several paintings where one can see objects from his studio such as mantelpieces and furniture etc.

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  • I have seen several paintings where one can see objects from his studio such as mantelpieces and furniture etc.

    Matania’s Models and Props

  • Relatives often gathered around the deceased lying in his or her coffin or bed for one last family photo, and such postmortem images were often displayed on mantelpieces or pianos alongside other family portraits.

    The Truth About Grief

  • We see paintbrushes and palettes, easels and ironwork, African masks and unfinished busts, mantelpieces covered with objets d'art.

    Portraits of the artists

  • Fine bone china, dainty floral teacups or the winsome figurines that once graced our grandparents' mantelpieces spring to mind when one thinks of ceramics.

    The Dark Side of Fine Bone China

  • Relatives often gathered around the deceased lying in his or her coffin or bed for one last family photo, and such postmortem images were often displayed on mantelpieces or pianos alongside other family portraits.

    The Truth About Grief

  • He was a craftsman, who carved mirrors, picture frames and mantelpieces, and painted rural scenes.

    Storyteller

  • English Heritage said it would be delighted to find out whether the figures were now sitting on mantelpieces or car dashboards.

    Tiny artworks vanish from stately home

  • From all over town, from closets and attics, from over mantelpieces and rec-room walls, Orville Qualls paintings were volunteered — all that remained was a response from the artist himself who had not yet returned from New York.

    Ezekiel Rising

  • So were the four matching mantelpieces given a painted gray-veined white marble finish at Mrs. Kennedy's direction.

    Michael Henry Adams: Might the Obamas Restore Lost White House Glory?

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