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© Photo RMN - DR


Paris, musée d'Orsay

© Musée du Louvre - Marie-Alice Loiseau


The Years of the Fine Art Society in Edinburgh - A celebratory exhibition, Edimbourg, Royaume-Uni, 1983.

Spring'84, Londres, 1984.

MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie

Glasgow, 1868 - London, 1928

Secrétaire à abattants

Drop-leaf desk


wood lacquered in white, colored glasses, iron, lead and silvered brass.

H.: 1.219 m.; L.: 0.813 m.; P.: 0.419 m.

Paris, musée d'Orsay

OAO 1007

Decorative arts

Created for a double bed room in the guest House of  Hous'hill, Nitshilll (Glasgow), decorated by Mackintosh for Mr. et Mrs John Cochrane (Miss Kate Cranton) in1903-1904.

Collection Edward Arthur Gamble.

Public sale J and R Edmiston, Glasgow,  mai 18th 1933, n°407.

Collection Graham.

The Fine Art Society, Londres, Edimbourg  and Glasgow.

Given by Michel-David Weill through the Fondation Lutèce to the  Musée d'Orsay in 1985.

20th century


Part of a complete bedroom furniture line (OAO 1004 to 1009).

Five exact replicas are owned by the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (chest of drawers, miror, toilette wardrobe, bed, chair) and a bedside table by theGlagow University.


R. Billcliffe, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Furniture Drawings and Interior Designs, Londres, 1979


Sotheby's, Arts décoratifs style 1900 et 1925, 9 octobre 1983, Monte-Carlo, 1983.


Marc Bascou, Marie-Madeleine Massé, Philippe Thiébaut, Musée d'Orsay, catalogue sommaire illustré des arts décoratifs, Paris, 1988.