Argyle Chair

Argyle Chair

Inspired by Mackintosh

£547.58

£383.31

History

The “Argyle” chair was designed in 1898-99, for the Cranston’s Tea Room at Argyle Street in Glasgow. The carving on the headboard represents the stylized flight of a bird. It was the period of the “The Four”, the group that Mackintosh created in the early 1890s with three students from the Glasgow School of Art: Margaret Macdonald (who later became his wife), her sister Frances, and Herbert McNair (who married Frances). The collaboration generated what was called “Glasgow Style,” which received awards in various exhibitions all over Europe. The second version (“Argyle Carver”) appeared at the Art & Crafts exhibit in London in 1899. In the headboard was inserted a metal plaque, designed by Margaret Macdonald. An example, without the plaque, is kept at the Glasgow School of Art. This was probably the final version of the chair, that the Mackintoshs used for the breakfast room of their apartment. Open pore lacquered ashwood frame. Polyurethane foam seat. Leather or fabric upholstery.
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Description

100% Made in Italy. Open pore black lacquered ashwood frame (available on demand also stained walnut). Seat padded in polyurethane foam. Leather or fabric upholstery.

Product details

  • Dimensions W48 D46 H137 HS45 cm
  • Inspired by Mackintosh
  • Line Chairs
  • Model Chair
Schema MK56

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