House Beautiful magazine!
Lucca della Robbia, an Italian Renaissance sculptor known for his use of fruit wreaths (see above for an example of his work). In the late 1930s Christmas decorating competitions were held in Colonial Williamsburg and many of the participants sourced House Beautiful and created these fruit decorations which would have been thought quite odd and wasteful in hard Colonial times!
Grinling Gibbons who achieved ultimate realism in his carvings of fruit and flowers in early 18th century England. What do you think -would you use fruit in your holiday decorating?