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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF3101

Maker

Maker Joseph Rawson, Sr., 1760 - 1835

Dimensions

Height: 44 1/4 x 41 1/4 x 20 3/4 in. (112.4 x 104.78 x 52.71 cm)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Cherry (primary)

Marks

"MADE / BY / Joseph Rawson, /PROVIDENCE.," printed, on paper label glued to back of case

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Christie's, New York, June 3, 1989, lot 73

Associated names

Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 3, 1989), lot 73, ill.