AN OAK HIGH-BACK SIDE CHAIR
AN OAK HIGH-BACK SIDE CHAIR

CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH FOR THE ARGYLE STREET TEA ROOMS, GLASGOW, 1898

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AN OAK HIGH-BACK SIDE CHAIR
Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the Argyle Street Tea Rooms, Glasgow, 1898
53¾ in. (136½ cm.) high
Provenance
James Miller
Sotheby's London, November 19, 1970, lot 133
Private Collection
Sotheby's London, November 3, 1995, lot 262

Lot Essay

cf. Roger Billcliffe, Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs, 1979, p. 47, 1897.23; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928), 1995, p. 67; Wendy Kaplan, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1996, fig. 160; Robert MacLeod, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1968, fig. 74 for illustrations of the chair model.

See Billcliffe, p. 72, 1900.D; Alan Crawford, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1995, ill. 40, 56; Fiell, p. 73; Charles Holme, ed. "Modern British Domestic Architecture and Decoration," The Studio Special Issue (1901), pp. 110-111; Das Englische Haus I (1904) pp. 110, 111; Thomas Howarth, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement, 1952, pl. 13A, 14A, 15A; Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Estate and Collection of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, p. 5 for illustrations of the model in Mackintosh's 120 Mains Street house.

Billcliffe, p. 95, 1900.N; Crawford, ill. 63; "Die VIII Ausstellung der Wiener Secession," Dekorative Kunst VII (1901): 172, 175; Ver Sacrum 23 (1901), p. 385; Fiell, pp. 21, 76; Howarth, pl. 59A and C; Hunterian Art Gallery, p. 8 for the model in the Vienna Secession exhibition.

Billcliffe, p. 48, D1897.24; Fiell, p. 66; for an illustration of the pencil and watercolor chair design.

Fiell, p. 65; Kaplan, fig. 188; J. Taylor, "Modern Decorative Art at Glasgow. Some Notes on Miss Cranston's Argyle Street Tea House," The Studio XXXIX (1906): 31-36 for illustrations of the chair model in situ at the Argyle Street Tea Rooms.
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