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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF1367

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: formerly attributed to John Carlile, Sr., 1727 - 1796; worked 1751-1796
Maker: formerly attributed to John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

Other (Height): 97.79cm (38 1/2in.) Other (Height at seat rail): 44.45cm (17 1/2in.)

Date

1790-1810

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Charles Woolsey Lyon, New York; sold to Reginald M. Lewis (died 1960), Easton, Maryland; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 24–25, 1961, lot 120; sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to Lansdell K. Christie (1903–1965), Syosset, New York; consigned by his estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, October 21, 1971, lot 79; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993), Newport, Rhode Island; bequeathed to the Newport Restoration Society, Rhode Island, 1993

Associated names

Charles Woolsey Lyon
Reginald M. Lewis
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Israel Sack, Inc.
Lansdell K. Christie
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Doris Duke

See also


Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, American Furniture: Property of the Estate of the Late Reginald M. Lewis, sale cat. (March 24–25, 1961), 35, lot 120, ill.
Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 14–15, no. 14, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Lansdell K. Christie Collection of Notable American Furniture, sale cat. (October 21, 1972), 132–33, lot 79, ill.