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LC control no.sh2007004901
Topical headingPedestals
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Variant(s)Bases, Statue
Pedestal stands
Pedestal supports
Statue bases
Supports, Pedestal
See alsoStands (Furniture)
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Scope noteHere are entered works on stands that function as a support or base for objects such as statues, sculptures, vases, or lamps.
Found inWork cat.: 2006446602: La sculpture dans l'espace, 2005.
Getty art & arch. thes., 1990: v. 3, p. 712 (pedestals; solid fixed supports found under such architectural elements as columns or balustrades, or built to hold sculpture)
Web. 3 (pedestal; support or foot of ... column; base of an upright structure, as a statue, vase, lamp ...)
AAT Thesaurus, July 17, 2007 (Pedestals; UF: Supports, Pedestal; Pedestal supports; Pedestal; Pedestal stands; Stands, Pedestal)
Web. 3 (pedestal: 1a) the support or foot of a late classic or neoclassic column consisting of base, dado, and surface moldings; 1b) the base of an upright structure (as a statue, vase, lamp, harp); 1c) a supporting part)
Am. heritage dict. (pedestal: 1) an architectural support or base, as for a column or statue; 2) a support or foundation)
Wikipedia, July 17, 2007 (pedestal: a term generally applied to the support of a statue or vase)
LC database, July 20, 2007 (statue bases)