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85/1836 Chair, 'Hill House,1', ebonised wood, / velvet upholstery, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland, 1903-1904 and reproduced by Cassina, Italy, 1985. Click to enlarge.

Hill House I chair, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Designed
Chair, 'Hill House,1', ebonised wood, / velvet upholstery, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland, 1903-1904 and reproduced by Cassina, Italy, 1985

Hill House 1 high backed ladder chair of ebonised wood, the curved ladder back extends to the floor. The chair has a drop in triangular seat which is upholstered in emerald green velvet.

Summary

Object No.

85/1836

Object Statement

Chair, 'Hill House,1', ebonised wood, / velvet upholstery, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland, 1903-1904 and reproduced by Cassina, Italy, 1985

Physical Description

Chair, 'Hill House,1', ebonised wood, / velvet upholstery, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland, 1903-1904 and reproduced by Cassina, Italy, 1985

Hill House 1 high backed ladder chair of ebonised wood, the curved ladder back extends to the floor. The chair has a drop in triangular seat which is upholstered in emerald green velvet.

Marks

Stamped in white to inside front seat rail 'Cassina / @ / CHARLES / RENNIE / MACKINTOSH" and impressed Number "5547"

Dimensions

Height

1400 mm

Width

410 mm

Depth

340 mm

Production

Notes

This chair was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in Scotland, 1903. The production of this type of chair was introduced by Cassina SpA in 1973 in Milan Italy. This piece was most likely manufactured in 1985.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1985

Acquisition Date

22 September 1985

Cite this Object

Harvard

Hill House I chair, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 29 November 2022, <https://ma.as/36784>

Wikipedia

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