Dr. Christian Jessen, the chiselled face of Embarrassing Bodies, cites a number of reasons.
Great brass castings were chiselled and finished according to his designs without his touching them with his hands.
On the other are chiselled the arms of the family to whom the Tower belongs.
Finally the quality of the statue is enhanced by the care with which the bronze has been chiselled.
Morse looked at him with a face cold as chiselled marble and as hard.
But its beauty and refinement of chiselled repose was heightened into absolute fascination by that preoccupied indifference.
The work may be chiselled either in a vertical or a horizontal position.
The facts were as cold as the stone on which the words were chiselled, and startling as well; so we turn to pleasanter scenes.
A more beautiful figure than hers even Skopas himself has not chiselled.
Have you ever heard of a prince or a count who has painted a picture, or a nobleman who has chiselled a statue?
early 14c., from Anglo-French cisel, Old French cisel "chisel," in plural, "scissors, shears" (12c., Modern French ciseau), from Vulgar Latin *cisellum "cutting tool," from Latin caesellum, diminutive of caesus, past participle of caedere "to cut" (see -cide). Related: Chiseled; chiseling.