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Fireplace / settle Fireplace / settle

Fireplace with corner settle, white painted wood, with mantelpiece and lead-covered fender, from Dunglass Castle, Dunbartonshire, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow, 1900

Settle Settle

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.

Frame, furniture Frame, furniture

Beaten lead frame with an abstract art nouveau design, containing a reproduction of The Walk by Mattthijs Maris, the frame by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, c. 1900

Panel Panel

'Summer', a cream coloured gesso panel in a white wood frame, depicting in low relief a woman looking upwards to four naked children, signed 'Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh 1904', Glasgow, 1904

Chair Chair

Chair, painted silver, with purple velvet upholstery, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the Room de Luxe at the Willow Tea Rooms, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, 1903.

Armchair Armchair

Oak armchair with panelled sides and a deep apron, from the Argyle Street Tearooms (used in the Smoking and Billiards Rooms), Glasgow, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1898, made at the workshop of Francis Smith, Glasgow, 1898-99

Bookcase Bookcase

White painted oak bookcase with leaded glass doors in three sections, and with a single top shelf, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the Library at Dunglass Castle, Bowling, Dunbartonshire, 1900

Cabinet Cabinet

Red lacquer cabinet, by Thomas S. Tait, London, c. 1929

Handkerchief Handkerchief

Cream cotton handkerchief printed with pictures of George V and other monarchs, politicians and military leaders of the allied nations, marked 'A Souvenir of the Great War'

Plate Plate

Amber glass plate, press moulded with 'THE QUEENS JUBILEE', '1837' AND '1887', by George Davidson and Co., Gateshead, 1887

Thimble Thimble

Lavender and white agate glass thimble, moulded with a round base, an inverted thimble-shaped body, a round lip, and dot texture

Jug Jug

Jug of purple glass, moulded with vertical body, pedestal base, beaded knop, shaped rim with pouring lip, and branch-form handle, and decorated with entwining thistles, shamrock and roses

Bowl Bowl

Bowl of black glass, moulded with three legs and two handles, and banded by three rills

Desk Desk

Small desk of plain oak, with a fold-down door above, concealing pigeon holes, and two doors below, with two shelves inside, and four knob feet, designed by Mackay Hugh Baillie-Scott for the Pyghtle Workshops, Bedford, c. 1901

Finial Finial

Thistle-shaped wrought iron finial, possibly for a gate, painted matt black, from Hadden Ironworks, Edinburgh, 1900 - 1950

Figure Figure

Earthenware figure of an antelope in faience: French, St Clement, c. 1925