The Casement (fig 195)
: MOLDINGS, WITH PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATIONS IN EMBELLISHING WORK
In this we have a form of molding used almost exclusively at the base of structures, such as columns, porticoes and like work.
Fig. 195. Casement.
Now, before proceeding to use these moldings, let us examine a Roman-Doric column, one of the most famous types of architecture produced. We shall see how the ancients combined moldings to produce grace, lights and shadows and artistic effects.