The Ionic capital is a design of a scroll rolled on both sides with spiral curves.

Ionic, Capital

The Ionic capital is a design of a scroll rolled on both sides with spiral curves.

The Roman composite capital is a fusion of the ionic and corinthian capitals.

Roman Composite Capital

The Roman composite capital is a fusion of the ionic and corinthian capitals.

"A kind of spiral scroll used in Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite capitals, of which it is a principal ornament. The number of volutes in the Ionic order is four. In the Corinthian and Composite orders they are more numerous, in the former being accompanied by smaller ones, called helices; called also voluta. <em>A,</em>volute; <em>B,</em>helix"&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Volute of the Corinthian Capital

"A kind of spiral scroll used in Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite capitals, of which it is a principal…

"A kind of spiral scroll used in Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite capitals, of which it is a principal ornament. The number of volutes in the Ionic order is four. In the Corinthian and Composite orders they are more numerous, in the former being accompanied by smaller ones, called helices; called also voluta. <em>A,</em>volute"&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Volute of the Ionic Capital

"A kind of spiral scroll used in Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite capitals, of which it is a principal…

The ionic capital is a design of a scroll rolled on both sides with spiral curves. It is found in Bassae, Ancient Greece.

Ionic Capital

The ionic capital is a design of a scroll rolled on both sides with spiral curves. It is found in Bassae,…

The ionic capital is a design of a scroll rolled on both sides with spiral curves. It was found in Pompeii.

Ionic Capital

The ionic capital is a design of a scroll rolled on both sides with spiral curves. It was found in Pompeii.

This Renaissance console is a German design found in a castle in Baden-Baden. It imitates the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is a German design found in a castle in Baden-Baden. It imitates the Doric,…

This Renaissance console is a German design found in a castle in Baden-Baden. It imitates the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is a German design found in a castle in Baden-Baden. It imitates the Doric,…

This Renaissance console is a German design found in the Heidelberg castle. It imitates the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is a German design found in the Heidelberg castle. It imitates the Doric, Ionic…

This Renaissance console is shown in its front and side view. It is a Late French design that is a Triglyph-console.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is shown in its front and side view. It is a Late French design that is a Triglyph-console.

"The building of the new Erechtheum was not commenced till the Parthenon and Propylea were finished, and probably not before the year preceding the breaking out of the Peloponnesian war. Its progress was no doubt delayed by that event, and it was probably not completed before 393 B.C. When finished it presented one of the finest models of the Ionic order, as the Parthenon was of the Doric. It stood to the north of the Acropolis." &mdash; Smith, 1882

Erechtheum restored

"The building of the new Erechtheum was not commenced till the Parthenon and Propylea were finished,…

"Greek Ionic Style" &mdash; Morey, 1903

Greek Ionic

"Greek Ionic Style" — Morey, 1903

One of the three Greek orders of architecture. It originated in mid-6th century BC.

Ionic Column

One of the three Greek orders of architecture. It originated in mid-6th century BC.

The framework in Ionic style of the Temple of Fortuna Virilis at Rome.

Ionic Frame

The framework in Ionic style of the Temple of Fortuna Virilis at Rome.

"Elevation of a Greek Ionic Hexa-prostyle." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Ionic Hexa-prostyle

"Elevation of a Greek Ionic Hexa-prostyle." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Grecian Ionic Order.

Ionic Order

Grecian Ionic Order.

One of the three orders of classical architecture. It originated in the mid-6th century BC.

Ionic Order

One of the three orders of classical architecture. It originated in the mid-6th century BC.

"Ionic order. From the Temple of Athene (Minerva) at Priene." &mdash;D'Anvers, 1895

Ionic order

"Ionic order. From the Temple of Athene (Minerva) at Priene." —D'Anvers, 1895

The Ionic pilaster capital is a French Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height and has large volutes of spiral scroll like ornaments.

Ionic Pilaster Capital

The Ionic pilaster capital is a French Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion to…

"Elevation of a Greek Ionic attached Tetrastyle in Antis." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Tetrastyle

"Elevation of a Greek Ionic attached Tetrastyle in Antis." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893