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The craftsman
Vol. IV, No. 5 (August 1903)

An artistic use of white holly,   pp. 369-370 PDF (476.7 KB)


Page 370


An Artistic Use of White Holly
really masterpieces; the little black blocks of which they are com-
posed rendering the action of the raven in a perfection that is won-
derful in view of the simple means employed. The scenes at the
                                           ide re Lind~r~ne
units of ornament, after the manner of mediaval manuscripts.
    As a whole, the cabinet possesses qualities of form and color
which heighten rather than diminish with long familiarity.
370
P' and   water - scenes
  combined; one con-
  taining lambs feed-
  ing on a cliff, and,
  with the same sim-
  plicity before noted,
  conveying a distinct
  impression of Eng-
  land.
     The back of the
  cabinet shows a fine
  effect of lettering in
  a page-like shape, the
  straw - colored sur-
  face of the wood
  forming a wide mar-
  gin,, and the incom-
  plete line at the end
  of the legend being
  filled~ with rene~ieA


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