Ceiling light fixture, 1913

Glass, zinc camingexpand_more

Bequest of Anson Cutts, Jr.expand_more  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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Purcell & Elmslie, Ceiling Light Fixture (#261)
Details
Title
Ceiling light fixture
Artist Life
1880–1965
Role
Designer
Dimension
20 in. (50.8 cm)
Accession Number
90.92.84
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