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In one of the specimens the ogee ends finish in a point; in the other they finish in a spiral volute turning upon itself.
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Fig. 268 represents a well-preserved disk with four volute arms forming the tetraskelion, and thus allied to the Swastika.
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Spiral-volute designs resembling the Swastika in general effect are found on aboriginal mound pottery from the Mississippi Valley.
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The volute form is particularly adapted to the decoration of basketry, of which fig. 299 is a specimen.
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It terminated in a large shepherds crook or scroll, the curved volute being often richly ornamented with foliage.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
One form of application of the volute is shown in the terminal points of the candlestick in Figure 161.
INDUSTRIAL ARTS DESIGNWILLIAM H. VARNUM
As the thread unwinds from the dowel the point of the pencil will describe a volute which may be developed indefinitely.
INDUSTRIAL ARTS DESIGNWILLIAM H. VARNUM
Bend pipes, and the volute casings of centrifugal pumps and pipes, afford examples of this kind.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Among the fillings-up of the squint, we found three curious circular stones, each with an ornamental volute at the end.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CHURCH OF ST. MARTIN CANTERBURYC. F. ROUTLEDGE
The supposed original form of a shell was that of a volute univalve, such as the Triton (now Lotorium), or Struthiolaria.
BEAUTIFUL SHELLS OF NEW ZEALANDE. G. B. MOSS

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