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Lot 0304
George Washington Maher (1864-1926) for the E.L. King House "Rockledge" Commission
dresser with mirror
Homer, Minnesota, 1912
painted poplar, patinated brass, silvered glass
58 1/2"w x 25 1/2"d x 70"h

Provenance:
Ernest & Grace King
henceforth descended through the King family
Hollander Auction Gallery, Milwaukee WI, 1982
Private Collection, Milwaukee, WI

Literature:
''Geo. W. Maher, a democrat in Architecture,'' The Western Architect, March 1914, n. p.

Catalog Note:
This period photograph taken from a 1914 edition of The Western Architect shows the companion piece to this dresser, which is now in the permanent collection of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Condition

Repainted. A few minor scattered losses to paint, primarily to edges. Sides with a few tight cracks to paint. Structurally sound. Drawers open and close with ease, in otherwise excellent condition.

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George W. Maher "Rockledge" dresser

Estimate $9,000 - $12,000Jun 24, 2018