Illustrated Architecture Dictionary ............... Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary

Lozenge
LOZ inj

Architecture

Diamondlike shape; a rhombus that is not square

Used as a fret or molding, e.g., the Normans in lozenge and billet molding


Furniture

A conventional diamond-shaped motif.

A product of the first part of the 17th century, e.g., in Jacobean design. It also appears in the French Directoire period.

Used as a fret or molding


Examples from Buffalo:

Other examples:


Photos and their arrangement 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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