The office of Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The office of Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Designs for an Upholstered Chair and a Spindle Chair shown in Elevation and Plans, 1909,
for the Card Room, Hous'hill
inscribed 'THE HOUSHILL NITSHILL for JOHN COCHRANE Esq../DETAIL of CHAIRS for. CARD. ROOM. DRAWING No. 48' and BLYTHSWOOD Square/GLASGOW AUGUST 1909.' and with scale indications and other notes; pen and black ink, watercolour, on linen
548 x 689mm.
Herbert Smith Esq
(1) Billcliffe, D1909.4A; (9) Howarth, p.114-15; Chairs - (1) Billcliffe, 1909.4; Armchair - (1) Billcliffe, 1909.10
Toronto, 1978, no.128

Lot Essay

Drawn by one of Mackintosh's assistants, as are several of the drawings for the Card Room at Hous'hill. An unspecified number (probably sixteen) of the spindle chairs and one armchair were supplied by Francis Smith.

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