Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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the pieces of Newhall, where themetallic decoration shows little rose color-ing. Narrow bands of purple lustre decoratedelicate white ware, which show black land-scapes, hunting scenes, etc. The decoration is occasionally done inpurple. This was originally known asIt is thought that this pottery made purple lustre,yet the great bulk is from Newhall. The factory is not aswell known as many others, which were in reality makingan inferior quality of ware. The produce varies greatly,as both hard and soft paste were used. Upon this ware we find well-knownprints of Motherand Child, Reclin-ing Maiden, andChildren Playingwith each other,also women clothedin classic costumes,who are playing withchildren or dogs. The purple tintwas procured by goldbeing dissolved innitromuriatic acid, abar of tin being im-mersed in the solu-tion. This made abeautiful product, al-though difficult toprocure from thefact that it disap-peared when too(Continued on page 192) May, 1913 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS 183
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Chairs ofChippendale, Heppelwhite and Sheraton By Mary H. NorthendPhotographs by the author This article on Chairs of Chippendale, Heppelwhite and Sheraton was preceded byMiss Northends article on Early Chairs in the April number of this magazine.
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