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Image from web page 337 of “American residences and gardens” (1905)
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Title: American properties 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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remained com-paratively undisputed. According to details there was apottery at Lowestoft in operation from 1756 till 1803. Butto this factory, which was a tiny one, Mr. Chaffers ascribedan output higher than that of virtually all the other Englishfactories place together. The predicament of Lowestoft, its close to-ness to other potteries, all of which were producing soft-pasteporcelain with blue and white decoration, would appear toindicate that the ware created there would be of related char-acter. So late discoverieshave proved, for inside thepast two years molds andspecimens of porcelain havebeen discovered which areexactly what may well havebeen expected. Simpleshapes, soft-paste porcelain,polychrome or plain bluedecoration. In this report, however,we are dealing with thatware which for so manyyears d e 1 i g h t ed the col-lectors heart beneath the nameof Lowestoft, and w h i c hwas hard porcelain, Orientalin character, but charminglydecorated. It is the selection 194 AMERICAN Houses AND GARDENS May possibly, 1907
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2—Punch Bowl and Table Service with the armorial decoration which is most sought now, andthough the heraldic decorations to be discovered in this countryare distinctly much less ornate than those identified in England, stillenough are to be met with right here to maintain the student ofheraldry fairly busy in order to decipher the devices. It was the style throughout the entire of the eighteenthcentury to ornament household belongings with coats-of-arms, as could be noticed on the splendid old silverware of thetimes. The china followed suit, and practically each and every ship ofthe East India Trading Company, the Dutch East IndiaCompany, and the stout ships which went round the Hornfrom our personal seaports, carried patterns to the Orient. Notonly this, they no doubt carried examples of English pottery,of Staffordshire as effectively as of choicer tends to make, so that theChinese artist could copy in his own style the style ofwork in vogue at the time in England. Really charmingly,as well, did the Celestial artist treat these tiny sprigs and KALEVI
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