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Shaft

In a column or colonette, the shaft is the vertical pole that exists between the base and the capital. Shafts can be plain, fluted or ornate. See also Ionic, Doric, Composite, Corinthian.

   
 
Chartres Cathedral - France (1300)
     
Picton
 
       
 
Bruges - Belgium
 
Florence - Italy (1500)
 
Château d'Amboise - France (1500)
 
       
 
Milan - Italy
 
Florence - Italy (1500)
 
London - England (1890)
 
       
 
Riga - Latvia
 
Volubilis - Morocco (200 A.D.)
 
St. Peter's - Rome - Italy
 
       
 
Colosseum - Rome - Italy (120 A.D.)
 
Volubilis - Morocco (200 A.D.)
 
St. Peter's - Rome - Italy