scagliola


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scagl·io·la

 (skăl-yō′lə)
n.
Plasterwork in imitation of ornamental marble, consisting of ground gypsum and glue colored with marble or granite dust.

[Italian, diminutive of scaglia, chip, of Germanic origin; see skel- in Indo-European roots.]

scagliola

(skælˈjəʊlə)
n
(Minerals) imitation marble made of glued gypsum with a polished surface of coloured stone or marble dust
[C16: from Italian, diminutive of scaglia chip of marble, of Germanic origin; related to shale, scale2]
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I must work the garden--I must work the garden," I said to myself, five minutes later, as I waited, upstairs, in the long, dusky sala, where the bare scagliola floor gleamed vaguely in a chink of the closed shutters.
For the morning sun fell aslant on the great glass globe with gold fish in it, which stood on a scagliola pillar in front of the ready-spread bachelor breakfast-table, and by the side of this breakfast-table was a group which would have made any room enticing.
Marchina E, Gambera A, Spinelli E, Clerici P, Scagliola P, Sartori E, et al.
Journalist Ricardo Scagliola said in the Uruguayan weekly Brecha that the first phony bomb that appeared in the area where the old Israeli Embassy was "is the 'leading case' of a bigger dispute.
Among the measures the scagliola include cleaning, inspection of coatings, exchanging Alterg?
2), a statue executed in painted scagliola by the sculptor Salvatore Revelli (1816-59).
Ademas de la utilizacion del sombreado por pirograbado, ya descrito por Vasari, para conferir volumen a los pliegues y de la tecnica de scagliola, mezcla de piezas de madera, serrin y marmol, en la representacion de las ventanas y pilares, Barili se ha valido del pirograbado en la madera para modelar los cabellos y rostros de sus figuras, rellenando los surcos grabados con pasta negra, blanca o rojiza (53).
Elena Scagliola, a fellow teacher from Santo Stefano Belbo.
409: Scagliola, a five-year-old Pivotal mare from the prolific family of Barathea.
15: FILISTA (D J Moran, 25-1) 1; Cloud Fire (8-1) 2; Scagliola (7-1) 3; Buiochas Mor Evensf.
The furniture section includes an Italian scagliola and walnut table, made around 1700.
Se trata de un evento creado por organizaciones ciudadanas y apoyadas tambien por diversos Estados, con el objetivo de mostrar que otro mundo es posible (ver Gudynas y Scagliola, 2002: 4-10).