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GLAHA 41113: Design for chairs, for the drawing-room, Hous'hill, Nitshill, Glasgow 1904 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41113
Design for chairs, for the drawing-room, Hous'hill, Nitshill, Glasgow 1904
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on wove paper
Dimensions:
32.5 x 42.4
Frame:
RH
Marks:
d. and inscr. in pencil b.r. "140 Bath St / Glasgow Oct 1904"; inscr. in pencil alongside t.c. "John Cochrane Esqr. The Hous'hill Nitshill/ Sketch for Drawing Room Chairs"; inscr. in pencil c.r. "John Cochrane Esqr."; inscribed with various other notes
References:
D1904.63 p.170 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
These chairs for Hous'hill are among Mackintosh's most stylish and sophisticated designs. The executed designs were made of dark stained beech, with insets of coloured glass. An example of the low-back chair is in the Hunterian collection. Scale 1:12
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : CHAIRS : DRAWING ROOM : HOUS'HILL, NITSHILL, GLASGOW : COCHRANE, JOHN : CRANSTON, CATHERINE : CRM ONLINE :

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