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Title: An illustrated dictionary of words used in art and archaeology. Explaining terms frequently used in works on architecture, arms, bronzes, Christian art, colour, costume, decoration, devices, emblems, heraldry, lace, personal ornaments, pottery, painting, sculpture, &c., with their derivations
Year: 1883 (1880s)
Authors: Mollett, John W. (John William)
Subjects: Art — Dictionaries Archaeology — Dictionaries
Publisher: London, S. Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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e armsof sovereign princes. Saturnalia, R. Festivals of Saturn, held onthe seventh of the calends of January (14th ofDecember), instituted by Numa. During the four or five days that this festival lasted, bothpublic and private business was interrupted;and banquets and festivities were held, in whichmasters and slaves met on a temporary footing ofequality. In the feasts at rustic places, thehollow statue of Saturn was filled with oil; heheld a pruning knife in his hand, and his feetwere surrounded with a band of wool. Satyrs. Greek deities of the wooded plains,as the Roman fattns were of the fields. Theyare usually represented as the attendants ofBacchus, or the lovers of the Nymphs, withgoats legs and horns, and human bodies coveredwith short hair ; often with Lacinia on the neck. Saunders Blue (Green) (from the French cen-dres hlcu). The blue ashes of calcined lapislazuli. (See Carbonates of Copper.) Saurians. Animals of the lizard tribe, cro-codiles, &c., antediluvian and other.

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Fig. 602. Device of Charles dAmboise, Sieur deChaumont. Savage-man or Wood-man, Her. A wildman, naked, or clothed in skins or leaves, andcarrying a club. The illustration is the deviceof De Chaumont, Marshal of France (-+- 1510),with the motto, Alitcm aninnini agresti subtegmine scadro, which he bore embroidered onthe pennon of his company. Savonnerie. (See Turkey-stitch.) Saxon Blue. Sulphate of indigo used as adye-stuff. Saxon Gold-work of elegant design and skilfulworkmanship, may beattributed to the 5tlian(16thcenturies. The art wasdoul)tless imported by Ro-man colonists. Specimens may be stutlicd in theSouth Kensington Museum. (SeeMETALLURGY.) Scabellum, R. (dimin. from ScAMNUM,q.v.) (i) A stool or step to get into bed U 290 WORDS USED IN with. (2) A shoe with a Castanetin the sole, with which the wearerbeat time, as an accompanimentto music. Scagliola (It. scaglia, a chip ofmarble). Artificial marble madeof gypsum, glue, &c., of variegatedcolours, in imitation of marble,appl

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