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Description

Settle of green-stained ashwood decorated with a beaten lead panel depicting three peacocks, and with two upright panels of cream linen, each with a blue stencilled design. Settle designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and made by J. & W. Guthrie, Glasgow, 1895. Lead panel possibly by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh. Exhibited with the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, 1896, and later given to John Macdonald of Dunglass Castle, Bowling, Dunbartonshire. Linen panels replaced with copies around 1990.

Museum reference

H.SVB 2

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Settle

Production information

Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868 - 1928, Designer
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, EUROPE
J. & W. Guthrie, Maker

Date

1895

Materials

Wood, Linen, Lead

Physical description

Wood, stained dark green; linen, cream and blue; lead

Associations

Macdonald, John, 1896 (fl.)
Dunglass Castle, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, EUROPE

References

Roger Billcliffe, 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings and Interior Designs', Fourth Edition, Moffat, 2009, p.34

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