Mosaic Art Shops (E.L. Sharretts) / Light  fixture / 1914Mosaic Art Shops (E.L. Sharretts)
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Creator Name: Mosaic Art Shops (E.L. Sharretts)
Creator Nationality: United States
Creator Role: Maker
Creator Dates/Places: 1912 - 1930
Creator Name-CRT: Mosaic Art Shops (E.L. Sharretts)
Creator Name: Purcell William
Creator Nationality: American, Minnesota, Minneapolis
Creator Role: Designer
Creator Dates/Places: 1880 - 1965
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: William Gray Purcell
Creator Name: Elmslie George
Creator Nationality: American (born Scotland), Minnesota, Minneapolis
Creator Dates/Places: 1871 - 1952
Creator Name-CRT: George Grant Elmslie
Title: Light fixture
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1914
Creation End Date: 1914
Creation Date: 1914
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Lighting
Materials and Techniques: Glass, zinc caming, wood
Dimensions: H.22 x W.6-1/2 x D.6-1/2 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 98.235.2
Credit Line: Gift of David and Patricia Gebhard
Provenance: Lawrence H. Lucker David and Patricia Gebhard
Context: This light fixture came from the Minnesota Phonograph Company, an Edison dealership at 612 Nicollet Avenue, in Minneapolis, owned by Lawrence H. Lucker. Several such lamps were mounted on top of wooden grille screens in the shop. The rectilinear shape, stained glass, and horizontal wood banding linked the lamps to the surrounding architecture and furniture. Ironically, the phonograph cabinets themselves looked very old-fashioned in their modern setting.
Exhibition History: Conserved for reinstallation of G300, 2000-07-19.
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AMICA ID: MIA_.98.235.2
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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