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GLAHA 41115: Design for furniture, Blue Bedroom, Hous'hill, Nitshill, Glasgow: north and south walls 1904 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41115
Design for furniture, Blue Bedroom, Hous'hill, Nitshill, Glasgow: north and south walls 1904
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on wove paper
Dimensions:
36.2 x 87.0
Frame:
AntH
Marks:
inscr. alongside bottom "CHAIR CUPBOARD COUCH BED BEHIND CUPBOARD CHAIR WINDOW FIREPLACE WITH SEAT ON EACH SIDE"; various other notes
References:
D1904.65 p.170 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
Between 1904 and 1909 Mackintosh designed a series of interiors for Catherine Cranston's home, Hous'hill. Two candlesticks (untraced), following the design shown on the bedside cabinets and fireplace, are recorded in contemporary photographs of the White Bedroom where they double as flower holders.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : BLUE BEDROOM : HOUS'HILL, NITSHILL, GLASGOW : COCHRANE, JOHN : CRANSTON, CATHERINE : CRM ONLINE :

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