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Settle

Description

Settle of green-stained ashwood decorated with a beaten lead panel depicting three peacocks and two upright panels of cream linen, each with a blue stencilled design (replaced with copies around 1990), exhibited with the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, 1896: Scottish, Glasgow, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and made by J. & W. Guthrie, lead panel possibly by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, 1895

Museum reference

H.SVB 2

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Settle

Production information

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

Date

1895

Materials

Wood, Linen, Lead

Physical 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

Associations

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

Exhibitions

  • Design for Living (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

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

On display

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