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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF2693

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Carlile and Sons, active 1789–1803

Dimensions

101.6 x 53.98 x 44.45 cm (40 x 21 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.); Height, seat: 45.72 cm (18 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); secondary (pine and maple)

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Robb, Buffalo, New York, by 1968. Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to Mr. and Mrs. George Fenimore Johnson, Chestertown, Maryland; consigned by their estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 19, 2008, lot 46. Private collection, New Jersey; consigned to Doyle, New York, April 6, 2016, lot 184; sold to Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York

Associated names

Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Robb
Israel Sack, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. George Fenimore Johnson
Sotheby's
Private collection
Doyle New York
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc.

Notes

In the Sotheby's catalogue for January 19, 2008, the provenance for these chairs, lot 46, is listed with lot 47.

See also


Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 5, p. 1226, no. 4157, ill.
Edith Gaines, "The Robb Collection of American Furniture, Part II," Antiques 93, no. 4 (April 1968): 488, fig. 10.
Albert Sack, The New Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993), 56, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. George Fenimore Johnson, sale cat. (January 19, 2008), 60, lot 46, ill.
Doyle New York, New York, American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts, sale cat. (April 6, 2016), 60, lot 184, ill.
Julie Schlenger Adell, "American Paintings, Furniture, and Decorative Arts," Maine Antique Digest (June 2016): 36-E, ill.