Coved ceiling

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Coved ceiling a ceiling, the part of which next the wail is constructed in a cove.
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Usage

In literature:

Its lofty coved ceiling rested on a cornice of rich frieze of carved work, supported on polished pilasters of oak.
"The Golden Dog" by William Kirby
It has a coved roof, with a large flat oblong space in the centre of the ceiling.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece" by John Addington Symonds
It has a coved roof, with a large flat oblong space in the centre of the ceiling.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Tancred was ushered into a spacious and rather long apartment, panelled with old oak up to the white coved ceiling, which was richly ornamented.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
In harmonies of contrast the side-walls, the furniture woodwork, wood trimming, cove, ceiling and the curtains should be related.
"Color Value" by C. R. Clifford
These coved ceilings were introduced into England in the middle of the 17th century.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
On the first floor over the entrance archway is the "banqueting-room," with high coved ceiling and tapestry-lined walls.
"Nooks and Corners of Old England" by Allan Fea
The family dining room, with cove ceiling and fresco paintings, and most beautiful inlaid floor, must attract general admiration.
"Journal of a Horticultural Tour through Germany, Belgium, and part of France, in the Autumn of 1835" by James Forbes
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In news:

Triggered by the Crestron control system, blue neon lights beam from the front wall and ceiling cove, while white neon shoots up from below the seating risers.
Patrick Painter 's Spanish duplex has original details including arched windows, coved ceilings and ironwork.
Six rectangular ceiling coves are illuminated by fluorescent fixtures in Kate Spade 's spring palette.
Light Integrated Trim can be used in place of crown molding or undercabinet lighting, as well as on backsplashes, railings or ceiling coves.
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