Colonnade, a series or continuation of
Column, a round pillar used in Archi-
tecture, to adorn or support. Columns
are of five kinds; theTuscan, Doric, Ionic,
Corinthian, and Composite, each of which
has its particular proportion. The term
includes the base and the capital.
Composite order, one of the five orders
Conge, a small moulding, which serves
to separate larger ones, called also List,
Console,an ornamented block projecting
from the wall to support a bust, &c. and
is frequently seen cut on the key stone
of arches; it is also used sometimes un-
der a cornice to doors, windows, &c.
Contour, the outline of a figure, or piece
Coping of a Wall, the top or covering
made sloping to throw off water.
Corbeille, carved work, representing a
basket with fruits or flowers, serving as
a finish to some other ornament. It
sometimes is applied to the vase of the