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GLAHA 41759: Design for a screen and a chair, for the hall, Windyhill, Kilmacolm 1905 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41759
Design for a screen and a chair, for the hall, Windyhill, Kilmacolm 1905
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
31.9 x 49.8
Frame:
RH
Marks:
d. in pencil b.r. "140 Bath Street / Glasgow March 1905"; inscr. in pencil t.l. "Windyhill, Kilmalcolm. for William Davidson Esq. - / Sketch drawing for Screen & chairs for Hall"; inscribed with various other notes and measurements
References:
D1905.2 p.177 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
The hall at Windyhill doubled as a dining room for large gatherings. This chair was designed to provide additional seating. The screen would have divided the space and protected diners from draughts.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : SCREEN : CHAIR : HALL : WINDYHILL, KILMACOLM : DAVIDSON, WILLIAM : KILMACOLM : CRM ONLINE :

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