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Sofa table


Object number

RIF4497

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker possibly by George Burrill Rawson, 1805–1895

Dimensions

71.76 x 107.95 x 62.23 cm (28 1/4 x 42 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.)

Date

1830–1850

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany and mahogany veneers (primary); mahogany (drawer sides); yellow poplar (drawer bottoms and board beneath original top)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Empire

Provenance

Owned in New Haven, Connecticut, by 2003; sold to a private collection, 2003

Construction

The top of this table is replaced. The top may originally have been marble since there is no provision for leaves to support hinged ends of a wooden top.

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