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The Corinthian Order

The general proportions of the Corinthian order.

¶ The whole height of the corinthian order in architecture is divided into five parts; one of them must be for the pedestal, the other four remaining parts must be divided into five; one of them will give the height of the entablature, the other four, between the pedestal and entablature, must be divided into ten parts, one of which is the diameter of the column, or module, which divide into sixty equal parts as before; the base is in height a semi diameter of the column; the capital is one module, and ten parts, in height: the other dimensions are as in the Ionic order.

Corinthian Order
Plate IV, Corinthian Order.

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