Hunterian Art Gallery, Mackintosh Online Catalogue - OBJECT DETAILS

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GLAHA 41810
Design for a table and chair, for the Ladies' Reading Room, 'Miss Cranston's' tea rooms, Argyle Street, Glasgow 1898-9
(furniture design)

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


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
21.0 x 32.3
Frame:
RH
Marks:
inscr. in pencil t.r. "TABLE AND CHAIR FOR / LADIES READING ROOM"; inscr. in pencil b.l. "CHAIR"
References:
D1897.21 p.46 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
The Argyle Street Tea Rooms was Mackintosh's first major furniture commission. A few amendments were made in the executed pieces from this design. The chair was upholstered with plain woven horsehair. The decoration of the table legs was not carved but pierced.
Keywords:
FURNITURE DESIGN : TABLE : CRANSTON, CATHERINE : ARGYLE STREET TEA ROOMS, GLASGOW : CHAIR : LADIES' READING ROOM : TEA ROOMS : ARTIS : KIKO : MISS CRANSTON'S : CRM ONLINE :

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