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GLAHA 41715: Design for a desk, for 120 Mains Street, Glasgow 1900 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41715
Design for a desk, for 120 Mains Street, Glasgow 1900
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
27.1 x 49.5
Frame:
IH
Marks:
s. and inscr. in pencil b.r. "Chas R Mackintosh / 40 Bath Street"; inscr. in pencil b.c. "note to be made of oak. plain grain / estimate to include 1 good lock-2 slip bolts / and four pair good iron hinges-"; inscr. in pencil c. "glass jewels not to be included in estimate / Metal panels / & keyshields / not to be included"; inscr. in pencil t.r. "3"; other notes and measurements
References:
D1900.10 p.76 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
The exterior of this white-painted cabinet was enriched with carved mouldings and silvered copper panels by Margaret Macdonald. According to the Studio magazine, there were also pink inlays, which are indicated on this design, and painted panels on the inside. None of these has survived.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : DESK : 120 MAINS STREET, GLASGOW : 78 SOUTHPARK AVENUE, GLASGOW : 6 FLORENTINE TERRACE, GLASGOW : CRM ONLINE :

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