AN ARCHITECT'S MODEL OF A PUBLIC BUILDING

June 16 2009, 1:09pm

Of pine with painted marbleized decoration. The model of a three storey building six bays square, the first two storeys articulated with a giant Doric order of painted marbleized decoration supporting a plain entablature, the upper storey with a Doric order of painted marbleised decoration below a balustrade, the building set to front and reverse with two storey pedimented portico doorway of double bay width with paired columns, the double doors below a fanlight, the arched window openings of each storey with columns, those of the upper two storeys with curved balconies, the sides with two storey doors of double bay width below a fanlight to either end, the building surmounted by a three tier cupola dome terminating in a ball finial, each tier with Doric colonnade, the first two tiers with balustrade.