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GLAHA 41224: Fender, for the drawing room fireplace, 120 Mains Street, Glasgow 1900 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41224
Fender, for the drawing room fireplace, 120 Mains Street, Glasgow 1900
(furniture)

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


Materials:
wood, clad with lead and glass insets
Dimensions:
18.0 x 234.0 x 36.0
Frame:
Marks:
References:
p.73 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1979 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: the Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', Guildford and London: Lutterworth Press
Notes:
This substantial fender, made from beaten lead over a timber frame, contains three green glass motifs on its front edge. It has been suggested that the cushions at either side were for the Mackintoshes' cats, who were reputedly called Lancelot and Guinevere.
Keywords:
FURNITURE : DECORATIVE ART : DRAWING ROOM : FIREPLACE : FENDER : 120 MAINS STREET, GLASGOW : 78 SOUTHPARK AVENUE, GLASGOW : 6 FLORENTINE TERRACE, GLASGOW : CRM ONLINE :

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