Dining room for the A. S. Ball exhibition of modern furniture, Berlin

M223 Dining room for the A. S. Ball exhibition of modern furniture, Berlin

Address: 27a, Potsdamerstrasse, Berlin, Germany
Date: 1903–5
Client: Alfred Grenander
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)
1903
18 March: Alfred Grenander writes to Hermann Muthesius about the possible participation of Mackintosh in an exhibition he is organising in Berlin. 1
12 May: Mackintosh writes to Muthesius enclosing a letter from Grenander. Mackintosh has replied to Grenander confirming that he will proceed with drawings for a room for the exhibition. 2
1905
February – March: Exhibition open. 3

Notes:

1: Berlin, Werkbundarchiv, Museum der Dinge: Hermann Muthesius Estate, letter from Alfred Grenander to Hermann Muthesius, 18 March 1903.

2: Berlin, Werkbundarchiv, Museum der Dinge: Hermann Muthesius Estate, letter from Mackintosh to Muthesius, 12 May 1903.

3: The Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration critic wrote that the exhibition had taken place during the carnival month. M Rapsilber, 'A. S. Ball – Berlin Ausstellung moderner Zimmereinrichtungen', Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, 16, 1905, p. 395. In 1905 carnival ended on 7 March. An advertisement for the exhibition appeared in local newspapers between 26 January, Berliner Morgenpost, p. 22, and 1 March, Vossische Zeitung, p. 17. The same advertisement also appeared in the Berliner Lokal Anzeiger and the Berliner Tageblatt during February 1905.