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From: Wendy A. Cooper and Tara L. Gleason, "A Different Rhode Island Block and Shell Story: Providence Provenances and Pitch-Pediments, " American Furniture 1999, 200, fig. 58
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF2124

Maker

Maker of desk John Carlile, Jr., 1762 - 1832; worked 1781 - 1830
Maker of bookcase Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 242.571 x 107.95 x 57.15cm (95 1/2 x 42 1/2 x 22 1/2in.)

Date

1795–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut, white pine, cedar (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Unknown

See also


Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, "Lesser-Known Rhode Island Cabinetmakers: The Carliles, Holmes Weaver, Judson Blake, the Rawsons, and Thomas Davenport," Antiques 121, no. 5 (May 1982).
Wendy A. Cooper and Tara L. Gleason, "A Different Rhode Island Block-and-Shell Story: Providence Provenances and Pitch-Pediments," American Furniture (1999): 200–201, fig. 58.
Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture and Folk Art from the Estate of Andrew D. Wolfe, sale cat. (January 20, 2001), 68–69, lot 135, ill.