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Side chair


Object number

RIF4365

Maker

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

Dimensions

99.06 x 49.53 x 53.34 cm (39 x 19 1/2 x 21 in.)

Date

1789–1803

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Federal style

Provenance

Mrs. Giles Whiting (née Flora Ettlinger, 1881–1971), Scarborough and New York, New York ;consigned by her estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, April 22, 1972, lot 695; sold by them to Doris Duke (1912–1993), Newport, Rhode Island; bequeathed by her to the Newport Restoration Foundation, 1993

Associated names

Flora Ettlinger Whiting
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Doris Duke

Notes

See RIF35.

See also


Bibliography

Alice Winchester, "Living with Antiques: The New York Apartment of Mrs. Giles Whiting," Antiques 77, no. 1 (January 1960): 91.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Important American Furniture: Property from the Estate of the Late Mrs. Giles Whiting, New York, sale cat. (April 14–15, 21–22, 1972), lot 695, ill.