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GLAHA 41152
Design for furniture and screen, drawing room, Hous'hill, Nitshill, Glasgow 1904
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
36.7 x 88.4
Frame:
AntH
Marks:
inscr. alongside bottom "REVOLVING BOOKCASE SECTION THROUGH SCREEN CENTERLINE [sic] OF SCREEN SIDE OF CUPBOAD CUPBOARD SEAT WINDOW TABLE"; inscr. on verso b.l. "Furniture DRAWINGS"
References:
D1904.53 p.167 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
Miss Cranston and her husband Major Cochrane lived in a historic villa in Nitshill. In 1904 Mackintosh undertook the redecoration and furnishing of its principal interiors, including the drawing room. For this interior he designed a striking curved screen to enclose the couple's grand piano.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : SCREEN DESIGN : DRAWING ROOM : HOUS'HILL, NITSHILL, GLASGOW : COCHRANE, JOHN : CRANSTON, CATHERINE : CRM ONLINE :

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