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1912

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1995

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2015

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Light (USA)

This is a light. It was designed by George Washington Maher and made for (as the client) Ernest L. and Grace King. It is dated 1912 and we acquired it in 1995. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris. It is credited Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 13.2 x 15 x 9.2 cm (5 3/16 x 5 7/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: On underside of base: "Grogan Company," ????, "Sterling," "7386," and "17 1/2 IN" stamped; "6777" and "110" scratched on.

Cite this object as

Light (USA); Designed by George Washington Maher (American, 1864–1926); Overall: 13.2 x 15 x 9.2 cm (5 3/16 x 5 7/8 x 3 5/8 in.); Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris; 1994-118-21

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