In 1330 the father of the Orcagnas, Cione, died; he had worked for some years before that on the altar.
"Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages" by Julia De Wolf Addison
Orcagna (Andrea di Cione), 52, 56.
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
Andrea Orcagna, otherwise known as Andrea di Cione, one of a brotherhood of painters, was born in Florence about 1315.
"The Old Masters and Their Pictures" by Sarah Tytler
The cions remained plump and green for a long time except for a thin layer at the cut surfaces.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Any one, with a little practice, can learn to cut a cion, and to graft with success.
"Your Plants" by James Sheehan
The black walnut proved to be the best stock for the Persian walnut and two buds to the cion are required.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
One of our first problems was to learn to keep cions from time of cutting until time of use, not knowing when that time was.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Another eminent Florentine artist was ANDREA ORCAGNA, as he is called, though his real name was ANDREA ARCAGNUOLO DI CIONE.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
This artist was the son of Maestro Cione, a goldsmith of Florence.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students" by Clara Erskine Clement
Cion-grafting is practiced in winter under cover.
"The Apple-Tree" by L. H. Bailey