ogee arch


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ogee arch

n
(Architecture) architect a pointed arch having an S-shaped curve on both sides. Sometimes shortened to: ogee Also called: keel arch
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o′gee arch′


n.
an arch, each haunch of which is an ogee with the concave side uppermost.
[1810–20]
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Noun1.ogee arch - a pointed arch having an S-shape on both sidesogee arch - a pointed arch having an S-shape on both sides
pointed arch - an arch with a pointed apex; characteristic of Gothic architecture
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Upstairs each of the seven bedrooms has its own character and colour theme and all have unusual fireplaces with the original Ogee arch. The master bedroom with its white-painted floorboards and window seat is impressive.
The angelic wings in Christ in the Sepulchre, Guarded by Angels form a Gothic ogee arch. However, in the earlier part of his career, Blake was at least as much involved with Neoclassicism as with the Gothic--as late as 1799 he could declare that his purpose was to recover the "lost Art of the Greeks." This is not mentioned in the Tate William Blake, nor is the fact that in the Tiriel designs of the late 1780s (44-51) there is a strong Neoclassical element.
The doorway itself has a lower moulded ogee arch, believed to relate to the fourteenth-century hall house, with a further perpendicular arch over.