Perhaps the most iconic of all classical orders; the ionic order. Plate XX from 'Le Ruines Plus Beaux des Monuments de la Grace' by Julien David LeRoy (1758).
Ionic Order (Classical) tuzhi jianzhu wenxian zhuzi aiaonike oushifengge gudian
The Ionic order originated, unsurprisingly, in seafaring Ionia in the early 6th century BC. Culturally, the Ionians were thoroughly Greek and quite naturally they spoke Ionian, a Greek dialect.
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IONIC ORDER Ionic shafts were taller than Doric ones. This makes the columns look slender. They also had flutes, which are lines carved into them from top to bottom.
19th century architectural print - example of Greek Classical #Ionic order.
Vitruvius, classical architect wrote "de architectura"
Casa Climent Arola. Architect: Francisco de Paula del Villar i Carmona. Barcelona - Rbla. Catalunya
Ionic Order: base and pedestal