American Decorative Arts
Designer: Louis H. Sullivan, American, 1856–1924
Designer: George Grant Elmslie, American, born Scotland, 1871–1952
Fabricator (hinges): Winslow Brothers Company, American, active ca. 1885- ca. 1920

Elevator Door Ornament from the Schlesinger and Mayer Department Store

1899

Cast iron, bronze plated

11 x 20 5/16 in. (28 x 51.6 cm)
Gift of Richard Bennett
1943.157
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Geography: 
Made in Chicago, Illinois
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 119, ill.

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