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This silver candlestick, one of a pair, is in the shape of a fluted column topped by a composite capital composed of a double row of acanthus leaves and four volutes at the corners. The column rests upon a stepped base made of four squares of diminishing size, the first and fourth of which are marked with a pattern of strigillations.
John Carter
Candlestick (one of a pair)
1770 – 1771
Gift of Raymond C. Smith
This photograph depicts the chantry in the nave of a cathedral. A large column consumes the majority of the foreground of the image, while a patch of sunlight illuminates ornate carvings in the background.
Francis Bedford (British (modern))
Chantry in the Nave, Wells Cathedral
1850 – 1894
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
This abstract composition of layered geometric shapes shows a large yellow rectangle on the left and a black rectangle on the right forming the base/background layer. On top of them is another yellow rectangle of a slightly darker shade and a thin rectangular box to the right. One horizontal rectangle divides the top third of the composition.
El Lissitzky (Russian (culture or style))
From Proun
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
An ink drawing of a thatched roof and chimney.  There are four windows, three to the front of the house and one on the side next to the chimney.  At both ends of the roof are two wheathervanes, identified as being from the 17th century.
Emile Bernard
Tonnerre, Rue de l'hopital, Roof with Seventeenth-Century Weathervanes
1903 – 1941
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
A black and white print of the exterior columns of Boston City Hall.
Emilio Sanchez
New City Hall, Boston
Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation
A woman in a light blue shirt seated with her back facing the camera, in between two columns.
Edward West
Untitled (South African Woman)
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
A young man leans against a stone ledge and gazes to his right. He wears a slate blue jacket with a white collar and cuffs and has a matching mantle. He casually hooks a finger of his left hand in the hilt of a sword that hangs at his waist. A plain stone column immediately behind the sitter creates a near silhouette of the shadowed side of his face. A hazy sky fills the background.
Joshua Reynolds
Lord Charles Spencer (1740-1820), Second son of the Third Duke of Marlborough
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Firescreen consists of a rectangular metal frame with glass and metal elements set in rectangular (largely geometric) framing patterns around a central panel of white and purple vertical glass rods. Along the bottom is a border of white, amber, and green glass circular elements in a more naturalistic pattern evoking grapes.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Firescreen from the entrance hall of the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art
Chandelier consists of a bronze post with eight arms (inset with colored glass) from which hangs two rings of yellow translucent glass half-dome glass surrounding a single, large yellow glass half-dome globe in the center.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Chandelier, from the library of the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art, 1986.146.4
Abstract design within a rectangular metal frame consisting of vertical glass rods of milky white and smoky greenish glass. Holding those rods in place are diagonally-woven silvered flat metal strips.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Air return grill from the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art, 1986.146.7
This photograph shows a narrow corridor flanked on either side by two rows of massive, stone columns. 
Pascal Sebah (Turkish (culture or style))
Abidôs. Temple de Séti I
1875 – 1885
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Photograph of the columns in the interior of a mosque.
Intérieur de la mosquée Amrou
1875 – 1900
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology