Noun(1) a compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving(2) a hard compact kind of calcite(3) a very light white
Adjective(1) of or resembling alabaster
(1) Although Gil de Siloe has been called Netherlandish because of his style, much of his sculpture actually feeds on the Spanish tradition of alabaster carving.(2) Some were crumbling, others were erect in immaculate alabaster .(3) From the tall grand winding stairway that was made from white alabaster , to the grand columns of tinted plexi-glass containing a mysterious fluid, to the wide expanse of glass paneled floor.(4) The alabaster sculpture of a crouching naked man, with his hands tied and his head covered by a hood is on display at a Baghdad gallery.(5) The tomb consists of a prominent polychromed alabaster effigy of the duke lying in state on a slab of heavy black marble surrounded by heraldic symbols.(6) So he has these alabaster white patches of wrinkled turtle skin holding him together.(7) Her alabaster skin and green eyes made her a stunning beauty.(8) Six alabaster statues of the apostles, worth about Ôö¼├║100,000, were stolen from All Saints' Church, in Pavement, York, in 1995.(9) They are supplied with marble slabs of African alabaster that were probably excavated from one of the many ancient sites in and around Rome.(10) The pristine, pale features of the Virgin Mary looked back at my alabaster skin stoically.(11) Olivia Williams' crisp, tinkling syllables have a very Kristin Scott Thomas-ish ennui, and she is often shown lying perfectly still in satin sheets like a vaguely preposterous alabaster saint.(12) In the early morning light he'd step outside for a breath of air, paying no more attention to his needs than a dust mite, the colors of his canvas smeared across wizened, alabaster cheeks.(13) The alabaster sculpture on display at a Baghdad gallery bears a striking resemblance to some of the shocking photographs that emerged last week.(14) Other fusible materials were added: the mineral sericite (a type of mica called petuntse) by the Chinese, alabaster by the BÔö£├éttger workshop.(15) With a bare, lolling chest, an almost flat stomach and a cream silk dhoti displaying his spindly, alabaster legs, he drives to the temple and parks half a block away, having reversed his car into the no-entry lane.(16) A realistic hologram of a rag-clad senior with a white ponytail and long alabaster whiskers examined about the room with a confused countenance.
1. onyx marble ::
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