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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1952.0132
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Side chair


Object number

RIF720

Maker

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

Dimensions

38 5/8 21 19 in. (98.108 53.34 48.26 cm)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); ash (front rail); soft maple (rear rail and open braces); chestnut (front very small corner blocks)

Inscriptions

A former owner wrote concerning this chair, "When I removed the numerous covers on the seat, an old piece of cloth was signed / "Chas. Burling Stevenson / Stephens & Satler Co. / Providence 1810"

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Mrs. Calvin H. Pease, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1952

Associated names

Mrs. Calvin H. Pease

See also


Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 96, no. 45, ill.