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GLAHA 41763: Design for a cabinet, for the drawing-room, The Hill House, Helensburgh 1904 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41763
Design for a cabinet, for the drawing-room, The Hill House, Helensburgh 1904
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
26.8 x 40.5
Frame:
RH
Marks:
d. and inscr. in pencil b.r. "140 Bath Street / Oct 1904"; inscr. in pencil b.c. "Sketch of Drawing Room Cabinet for Walter W. Blackie Esq"; inscribed with various other notes
References:
D1904.21 p.158 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
This was the largest and perhaps the most expensive piece Mackintosh created for The Hill House. The design conforms closely to the executed piece, which is still in The Hill House, and was made of pine, with mother-of-pearl and sycamore inlay.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : CABINET : DRAWING-ROOM : THE HILL HOUSE, HELENSBURGH : BLACKIE, WALTER : ARTIS : KIKO : CRM ONLINE :

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