European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
High-Back Side ChairMade in Glasgow, Scotland, Europe
Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish, 1868 - 1928. Probably made by Herbert Smith and Son, Glasgow, Scotland.
Stained oak; caning with horsehair
Currently not on view
1987-71-1Purchased with the Fiske Kimball Fund and the Thomas Skelton Harrison Fund, 1987
LabelDesigned for the Luncheon Room of the Argyle Street Tea Rooms in Glasgow, this high-back chair was the first in a series by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The high back functioned to divide and define the Luncheon Room space.