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From: Jeffrey P. Greene, American Furniture of the 18th Century: History, Technique, Structure (Newton, Conn.: The Taunton Press, 1996), 290.
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Side chair


Object number

RIF3482

Maker

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

Dimensions

100.33 x 54.61 x 45.72 cm (39 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 18 in.); Height, seat: 44.45 cm (17 1/2 in.)

Date

1789–1803

Current location

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal

Provenance

Emily Spaulding; bequeathed by her to Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1932

Associated names

Emily Spaulding

Notes

See RIF35

See also


Bibliography

Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence: RISD Museum, 1986), 175, no. 117, ill.
Jeffrey P. Greene, American Furniture of the 18th Century: History, Technique, Structure (Newtown, Conn: The Taunton Press, 1996), 289–91, ill.