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Photo: Courtesy The Baltimore Museum of Art: Friends of the AMerican Wing Fund BMA 1983.7 Photograph By: Mitro Hood
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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF714

Maker

Maker possibly by John Carlile and Sons, active 1789–1803

Dimensions

First chair: 99.38 x 53.34 x 50.8 cm (39 1/8 x 21 x 20 in.); Second chair: 99.38 x 53.98 x 46.99 cm (39 1/8 x 21 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

Date

1789–1803

Current location

Baltimore Museum of Art

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); black walnut and white oak (seat rails); maple (open diagonal seat braces); mahogany (3/4" facing on rear seat rail)

Style

Federal

Provenance

John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut; sold to Jerome Blum Antiques, Lisbon-Jewett City, Connecticut; sold to the Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, 1983

Associated names

Jerome Blum Antiques
John Walton, Inc.

Notes

See RIF35

See also


Bibliography

William Voss Elder and Jayne E. Stokes, American Furniture 1680-1880 from the Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1987), 41–42, no. 26, ill.