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Side chairs, set of eight


Object number

RIF3006

Maker

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

Dimensions

Height of seat: 18 in. (45.72 cm) Height of crest: 39 1/2 in. (100.33 cm)

Date

1789–1803

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Charles Frederick Herreshoff (1809–1888) and Julia Ann Lewis Herreshoff (1811–1901), Bristol, Rhode Island; by descent to their son, Nathaniel Greene Herreshoff (1848–1938), Bristol; by descent to his son, A. Sidney DeWolf Herreshoff (1896–1977), Bristol; by descent to his son, Halsey Chase Herreshoff; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 18, 1998, lot 1720; Sotheby's, June 17, 1998, lot 1197. Christie's, New York, January 17–18, 2019, lot 1285 (four from the set of eight)

Associated names

Charles Frederick Herreshoff III
Julia Ann Lewis Herreshoff
Captain Nathaniel Greene Herreshoff
Mrs. A. Sidney DeWolf Herreshoff
A. Sidney DeWolf Herreshoff
Halsey Chase Herreshoff
Sotheby's
Christie's New York

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (June 17, 1998), lot 1197.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, Furniture, and Folk Art, sale cat. (January 18, 1998), lot 1720, ill.
Christie's New York, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints, sale cat. (January 17–18, 2019).