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GLAHA 41129: Design for an easy chair for The Hill House 1905 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41129
Design for an easy chair for The Hill House 1905
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
29.1 x 30.0
Frame:
RH
Marks:
s. in pencil b.r. "Chas. R Mackintosh"; inscr. in pencil t.l. "SKETCH FOR EASY CHAIR."; inscribed with various other notes
References:
D1905.21 p.182 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
In the final design the Blackies added the legs at the front edge, possibly with Mackintosh's approval to make the chair more stable.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : EASY CHAIR : THE HILL HOUSE, HELENSBURGH : BLACKIE, WILLIAM : CRM ONLINE :

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