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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF1774

Maker

Maker Joseph Rawson, Sr., 1760 - 1835

Dimensions

37 x 45 7/8 x 22 3/8 in. (93.98 x 116.523 x 56.833 cm)

Date

1806

Current location

Carnegie Museum of Art

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

"Josp Rawson 1806 / May 12" inscribed in graphite on the front rail on the underside of the top

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, January 30–31 and February 1, 1975, lot 1025; sold to the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

Associated names

Sotheby Parke Bernet

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Americana, sale cat. (January 30–February 1, 1975), lot 1026, ill.
Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "The Rawson Family of Cabinetmakers in Providence, Rhode Island," Antiques 118, no. 1 (July 1980): 137, fig. 7, 7a.