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Lamp, Metalwork, 2004; Carl Close, Jr. (b. 1965); Concord, Massachusetts; Metal, mica; 23 x 22 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.; Collection of Hammersmith Studios; Photography by Jason Dowdle
Lamp, Metalwork, 2004
Carl Close, Jr. (b. 1965)
Concord, Massachusetts
Metal, mica
23 x 22 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.
Collection of Hammersmith Studios
Photography by Jason Dowdle
Door Knocker; Metalwork; 2004; Carl Close, Jr. (b. 1965); Newton Lower Falls, Massachusetts; Collection of Hammersmith Studios
Carl Close, Jr. demonstrating at the 2018 Lowell Folk Festival; Metalwork; 2018: Lowell, Massachusetts
Detail of red hot iron; Metalwork; 2018: Newton Lower Falls, Massachusetts
Carl Close Jr. at the forge; Metalwork; 2018: Newton Lower Falls, Massachusetts
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Carl Close, Jr.
Newton Upper Falls, MA
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Carl Close Jr. comes from a family of metal workers on the North Shore. When he was only ten years old, he began working at his father's forge. Now he runs Hammersmith Studios with his wife Susan out of a warehouse in West Concord. Carl's iron artistry recalls the arts and crafts period popular in the early twentieth century. A mica shade enhances the hand-pierced, hand-carved metalwork on this lamp.
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