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GLAHA 41758: Design for screen, for Windyhill, Kilmacolm April 1905 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41758
Design for screen, for Windyhill, Kilmacolm April 1905
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
102.6 x 72.4
Frame:
unmounted (in Antiquarian box)
Marks:
d. and inscr. in pencil b.r. "140 Bath Street / Glasgow April 1905"; inscr. in pencil t.r. "William Davidson Esq. Windyhill Kilmalcolm / Screen for Hall - / To be made in oak or other hard wood - / exposed parts sycamore or Kauri pine - price to include 9 double action electroplated hinges / stretching covering material (to be supplied) on framework / (inlaying strained sycamore to be separate price) staining & french / polishing all exposed parts and delivering at Kilmalcolm"; inscr. in pencil c.r. "Alex Martin 10.10 without inlay 30/- less / covering material say 1/10--"; various other notes and measurements inscr. in pencil b.l. on verso "Plan for Screen Windyhill / Mr DAVIDSON Kilmalcolm"; inscr. in pencil on verso c.l. "HILL SCREEN WINDYHILL / N.C. [?]"
References:
D1905.3 p.177 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
Mackintosh designed Windyhill, Kilmacolm for William Davidson, a Glasgow-based provisions merchant, who became one of Mackintosh's most loyal patrons. The screen was used in the hall.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : SCREEN : WINDYHILL, KILMACOLM : DAVIDSON, WILLIAM : KILMACOLM : CRM ONLINE :

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