Set of Six Federal Mahogany Side Chairs
Attributed to John Carlisle, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1790
Each serpentine molded crest above shaped and molded stiles, and a pierced splat centering a kylix urn suspending a foliate swag flanked by oval rosettes, the pierced and waisted lower section over a fan carved base and molded shoe, and an overupholstered serpentine fronted seat, raised on molded square tapering legs joined by H-stretchers.
Israel Sack, Inc., New York
From the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. George Fenimore Johnson, Sotheby's, New York, 19 January 2008, lot 45, for $121,000
American Antiques from the Isreal Sack collection, Vol. II. (Washington D.C. Highland House Publishers Inc., 1969), p. 343, fig. 851
The Magazine Antiques, September 1965, in an advertisement for Isreal Sack, Inc., illus. inside cover
C Property from a New Jersey Collector
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