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Published August 20, 2010, 12:00 AM

Pedestals from famous makers draw top dollar

Statues and plants were important decorations in the large Victorian home. The designers of the day believed in filling all available space. Pedestals made of wood or ceramics were put in halls and in corners of living rooms and dining rooms. Live plants, especially ferns, were popular. Pedestals were often colorful and covered with decorations.

By: Terry Kovel, INFORUM

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