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The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow 2018
Armchair, for 120 Mains Street, Glasgow 1902
DES MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)
oak, painted white, with leather upholstery
114.3 x 70.2 x 55.5
This is Mackintosh's version of a chair he designed for a Mrs Rowat, 14 Kingsborough Gardens, Glasgow. It is a particularly elegant chair, with slender arms and legs. It is the only known occasion on which Mackintosh used leather upholstery. The image shows the item on public display in The Mackintosh House at the Hunterian Art Gallery.
ARMCHAIR : DECORATIVE ART : FURNITURE : 120 MAINS STREET, GLASGOW : 14 KINGSBOROUGH GARDENS, GLASGOW : DRAWING ROOM : 78 SOUTHPARK AVENUE, GLASGOW : 6 FLORENTINE TERRACE, GLASGOW : CRM ONLINE :