Acanthus Leaf - (Decoration) Ornament

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Acanthus Leaf - (Decoration) Ornament derived from the stylized foliage of the acanthus plant on Greek and Roman decoration, used as decoration on furniture, silver, and china during the Renaissance Period and it made a resurgence during the Victorian Era. It was favored by the Chippendale school.

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