image of object
From: Monahon, Eleanore. "The Rawson Family of Cabinetmakers," Antiques118 (July 1980): 137
Click the image to enlarge

Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF4546

Maker

Maker Joseph Rawson, Sr., 1760 - 1835

Dimensions

37 x 43 1/2 x 21 3/4 in. (93.98 x 110.49 x 55.245 cm)

Date

1806

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Cherry and mahogany veneer (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

"MADE / BY / Joseph Rawson, / PROVIDENCE. / 1806 " printed (with the date written in ink), on paper label glued to back of chest

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal

Provenance

Private collection, 1980

Bibliography

Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "The Rawson Family of Cabinetmakers in Providence, Rhode Island," Antiques 118, no. 1 (July 1980): 137, fig. 8.