In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The elk is also the theme of Finland's oldest known works of art, Stone Age rock paintings and stone figurines.
- Miniature terracotta figurines include girls and women carrying piglets and torches.
- Practically every store now stocks figurines and statues of the cheerful young god.
- I like the way this refers back to the modelled figurines and the imaginary landscapes that fill so much of a child's psyche.
- The gigantic, colourful idols are made with straw and clay, starting with the making of straw figurines for the torso.
- I particularly like the colorful sculptured candles and the intricately made glass figurines.
- The diminutive figurine is broken at the waist but preserves the torso and head of a lady and the high back of her elaborately decorated chair.
- Cherubs and white figurines littered the grass and in the midst of it all a bed of roses and daffodils.
- Human figurines are depicted with conventional ringlets of hair, a flat nose, thick lips and oval face.
- A replica of the Eiffel Tower or a figurine of a dolphin will evoke a sentimental feeling.
- Two jade figurines lay beside Pacal, one representing the sun god.
- Many terracotta figurines survive from civilizations of the Stone Age, predynastic Egypt, and ancient Crete.
- We're talking pictures of trains and small figurines that do not move.
- Some students added stones and tree branches, while others added human and animal figurines.
- Her dresser has dragon statues and figurines scattered on the top of it.
- Her later work included the design of glass figurines and vases, some of which were mass-produced.
- I wanted to throw one of her African figurines at her.
- I could barely resist the ornate Chinese figurines at a stall run by a grandma.
- There were pictures of jackals all over the wall and many jackal figurines.
- While I was interested in the cuteness of the little figurines, Cooper was studying their prices.
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