Architectural Elements

Architectural Elements

In architecture and decorative art, ornament is a decoration used to embellish parts of a building or object. Elements such as moldings, ceiling accessories, columns, ballustrades, corbels, etc. Most of them considered decorative art; also can be finished in diverse manners, colors and decorative effects in order to enhance any room or space. Architectural ornament can be carved from stone, wood or precious metals, formed with plaster or clay, or painted or impressed onto a surface as applied ornament; in other applied arts the main material of the object, or a different one such as paint or vitreous enamel may be used. A wide variety of decorative styles and motifs have been developed for architecture and the applied arts, including pottery, furniture, metalwork. In textiles, wallpaper and other objects where the decoration may be the main justification for its existence, the terms pattern or design are more likely to be used.

In a 1941 essay, the architectural historian Sir John Summerson called it "surface modulation". Decoration and ornament has been evident in civilizations since the beginning of recorded history, ranging from Ancient Egyptian architecture to the apparent lack of ornament of 20th century Modernist architecture.

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Applique 4-3/8 in. x 19-1/4 in. (OAOF-002)

This ornament is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to match mo..

$49.99

Applique 6-5/8 in. x 13-1/8 in. (OAOF-001)

This ornament is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to match mo..

$49.99

Ceiling Medallion "Acanthus Delirious II" 31-1/2 in. (CCMF-107-2)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$289.00

Ceiling Medallion "Acanthus Delirious" 31-1/2 in. (CCMF-107)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$289.00

Ceiling Medallion "Arabic Caprice II" 37-1/2 in. (CCMF-116-2)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$399.00

Ceiling Medallion "Arabic Caprice III" 37-1/2 in. (CCMF-116-3)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$399.00

Ceiling Medallion "Arabic Caprice" 37-1/2 in. (CCMF-116)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$399.00

Ceiling Medallion "Autumn Foliage" 23-5/8 in. (CCMF-099)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$209.00

Ceiling Medallion "Beauty & Balance" 28-1/8 in. (CCMF-035-3)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$259.00

Ceiling Medallion "Beauty & Balance" 33 in. (CCMF-035-3A)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$329.00

Ceiling Medallion "Blooming Fantasy" 26-1/4 in. (CCMF-122)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$249.00

Ceiling Medallion "Blue Diamond" 20 in. x 30-1/2 in. (CCMF-094)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$249.00

Ceiling Medallion "Bright Night" 19 in. (CCMF-048-3A)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$169.00

Ceiling Medallion "Bright Night" 23-5/8 in. (CCMF-048-3)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$209.00

Ceiling Medallion "Bronze Acanthus" 30 in. (CCMF-036-5)

This ceiling medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist.Finished in metallic colors to..

$299.00