Hunterian Art Gallery, Mackintosh Online Catalogue - OBJECT DETAILS

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GLAHA 41354
Ladderback chair, Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow 1903
(furniture)

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


Materials:
ebonised oak with rush seat
Dimensions:
104.8 x 45.5 x 37.4
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Notes:
Designed in 1903, 137 of these chairs were made for the Willow Tea Rooms. The vast majority were quickly modified by the addition of a slat at the back to limit damage to the top bowed slat through lifting. Only a few examples survive without this addition. The chair was used in the ground floor and gallery of the Willow. Bequeathed by George Smith, 1997
Keywords:
FURNITURE : CHAIR : WILLOW TEA ROOMS, GLASGOW : DECORATIVE ART : CRANSTON, CATHERINE : LADDERBACK CHAIR : CRM ONLINE : GEORGE SMITH GIFT/BEQUEST :

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