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Photo: Courtesy the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1953.1.19, 1953.1.20 (RHiX32551)
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Side chairs, set of four


Object number

RIF251

Maker

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

Dimensions

97.79 x 53.34 x 45.085 cm (38 1/2 x 21 x 17 3/4 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); birch (seat rails and corner braces)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Henry A. Hoffman (born 1873), Barrington, Rhode Island and Litchfield, Connecticut; given to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1953

Associated names

Henry A. Hoffman

See also


Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Catalog of The Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection," Rhode Island History 15, no. 1 (January 1956): 26–27, no. 5, ill.
Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 18–19, no. 18, ill.
Elizabeth Stillinger, The Antiques Guide to Decorative Arts in America, 1600–1875 (New York: E. P. Dutton, 1972), 219, ill.