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Armchair, for the drawing room, 120 Mains Street, Glasgow 1899
DES MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)
oak, stained dark, with horsehair upholstery
90.5 x 65.0 x 61.0
P.113 1901 'Studio Special Number'
This chair is Mackintosh's version of one he designed for his only built church, Queen's Cross, Maryhill, Glasgow. The design is relieved by the small pierced leaf shape at the top edge of the back. The upholstery is woven horsehair, a commonly used covering, selected for its toughness.
FURNITURE : DECORATIVE ART : ARMCHAIR : DRAWING ROOM : 120 MAINS STREET, GLASGOW : QUEEN'S CROSS CHURCH, GLASGOW : 78 SOUTHPARK AVENUE, GLASGOW : 6 FLORENTINE TERRACE, GLASGOW : CRM ONLINE :