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GLAHA 41105: Design for furniture, for the guest bedroom, 78 Derngate, Northampton September 1917 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41105
Design for furniture, for the guest bedroom, 78 Derngate, Northampton September 1917
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on wove paper
Dimensions:
30.2 x 76.0
Frame:
AtH
Marks:
d. and inscr. in pencil b.r. "2 Hans Studios / 43A Glebe Place Chelsea S.W.3 Sept. 1917-"; inscr. in pencil b.l. "W.J. Bassett-Lowke Esq. Northampton / Drawing of Bedroom Furniture No 1 Scale 1"=1 foot"; other notes and measurements
References:
D1917.21 p.253 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
The guest bedroom furniture, designed in 1917, was simple and rectilinear, decorated with black edging finished with blue squares, Viennese in influence. For the walls, Mackintosh designed a canopy of black and white striped paper edged, which in places was overlaid with ultramarine ribbon.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : GUEST BEDROOM : 78 DERNGATE, NORTHAMPTON : BASSETT-LOWKE, WENMAN JOSEPH : CRM ONLINE :

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