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Ceiling light fixture Ceiling light fixture

William Gray Purcell
George Grant Elmslie
Mosaic Art Shops (E.L. Sharretts)


20 in. (50.8 cm)

Bequest of Anson Cutts, Jr.

Accession #: 90.92.84

This light fixture was designed for the back porch of Purcell's own house (now the Purcell-Cutts House). The fixture was hung from the ceiling, parallel to the ceiling plane, below a recessed light well holding a single bulb. An identical fixture is still in place in the entrance hall of the house; a reproduction has been made for the porch. The round panel contains the V-shaped motifs Elmslie employed in many of his designs.
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