Studio: international art — 18.1900

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Studio- Talk

{From our own Correspondents!)

identical subject, only modified in so far as it has key scutcheons in the mahogany wardrobe are

a background of trees instead of architecture. treated as an integral part of the inlay ornament

Mr. Ambrose Heal, junior, has been developing, being sunk in flush with the surface of the wood

during the past two or three years, a distinctive work,
style of furniture, chiefly for bed-room purposes,

based upon the principles'of simplicity and organic STUDIO-TALK,
constructiveness. For ornament a restricted use is
made of waggon-chamfering, the traditional decora-
tion of drays, vans, and costermongers' barrows, T ONDON.—Mr. F. E. Jackson is bringing
and such that was first applied to furniture, if we I to completion a number of decorative
mistake not, by Messrs. Kenton & Co. some eight drawings in water-colours, so interesting
years ago. Mr. Heal's pine-wood chest of drawers, *■ ^ both in treatment and in refinement that
painted grey-green, relieved with scarlet, is a case we have pleasure in making them known
in point. Other pieces of furniture are inlaid in to our readers. As we give a coloured print of one
an^effective manner with pewter, combined, as in drawing, it is not necessary to describe the simple
the case of a mahogany wardrobe, with light-blue means by which Mr. Jackson obtains his gay and
stained wood, and in that of an oak cupboard, with pleasing effects of flat tints. His art has some-
ebony. The plates of the handles and also of the thing of the coquettish delicacy that we associate


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