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7 Images

Set in Stone and Tile

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ECHOES: “St. Mark’s Lion” by Ernest Batchelder, lines the walkway of Robert Winter’s Pasadena home. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
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AMBIENCE: In the living room, redwood bookshelves, and dark wood and a reproduction Stickley rocking chair lend the space its classic, calming Arts and Crafts ambience. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
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TRUE TO HIS VISION: A painting by Hanson Puthuff hangs in the living room below a Bradbury & Bradbury reproduction of a 1900 wallpaper design, “The Lion and the Dove.” Winter says Batchelder had originally imagined scenes from Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales” on the walls. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
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HOMEY ELEGANCE: Ernest Batchelder had a timeless style, as seen in the homey elegance of the fireplace with its earthy, understated tile work. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
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DETAIL: Original tiles remain throughout, including on a kitchen wall, where they are mixed with reproductions. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
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ROBERT WINTER: Winter peers out from the door of his 1909 Pasadena home that bears the decorative marks of its original owner. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
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PERIOD REVIVAL: The decorated concrete blocks of the Lloyd Wright House, built in 1928, bear the influence of Mayan ruins, a dramatic style that Lloyd’s father, Frank, brought to the L.A. area. (Alexander Vertikoff)
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