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William Gary Purcell (1880-1965) & George Grant Elmslie (1869-1952) for the Mrs. Richard Polson Residence in Spooner, Wisconsin
hanging light fixture

Sale No: 127, Lot No: 600

William Gary Purcell (1880-1965) & George Grant Elmslie (1869-1952) for the Mrs. Richard Polson Residence in Spooner, Wisconsin
hanging light fixture
Spooner, Wisconsin, 1917
bronze, glass
overall: 16″sq x 26″h

Provenance:
Christie’s, New York, New York, 12 June 2008, Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design, Lot 119
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature:
For Purcell & Elmslie’s “Lighting Fixtures for Mrs. Richard Polson, Spooner, Wisconsin” and period photos of the residence, see: Mrs. Richard Polson, 1910-1919, University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives, umedia.lib.umn.edu/item/p16022coll109:664; accessed 18 May 2021

Sold for: $7,000