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GLAHA 41066: Design for oval backrail chairs and tables, for the dining room, 'Miss Cranston's' tea rooms, Argyle Street, Glasgow 1898-9 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41066
Design for oval backrail chairs and tables, for the dining room, 'Miss Cranston's' tea rooms, Argyle Street, Glasgow 1898-9
(furniture design)

DES MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on wove paper
Dimensions:
26.8 x 46.7
Frame:
RH
Marks:
s. and inscr. in pencil b.l. "CHAS. R. / MACKINTOSH DES / 140 BATH STREET / GLASGOW"; inscr. in pencil t.l. "MISS CRANSTONS / ARGYLE STREET DRAWING OF / CHAIRS FOR / CENTER [sic] TABLES"; inscr. in pencil b.c. "all 29" high Pine stained to shade"
References:
D1897.24 p.48 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
The chairs and tables were used in the Luncheon Room of Miss Cranston's tea rooms, Argyle Street, Glasgow. The chair is Mackintosh's first high-back chair, and is a striking combination of geometric and tapered forms - see GLAHA 41202 and 41202.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : BACKRAIL CHAIRS : TABLES : ARGYLE STREET TEA ROOMS, GLASGOW : CRANSTON, CATHERINE : DINING ROOM : CRM ONLINE :

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