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From: Eleonore Monahon, "The Rawson Family of Cabinetmakers in Providence, Rhode Island," Antiques 118, no. 1 (July 1980): 146, fig. 24
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Sofa table


Object number

RIF5136

Maker

Maker: attributed to George Burrill Rawson, 1805–1895

Dimensions

76.2 x 93.98 x 60.96 cm (30 x 37 x 24 in.)

Date

1830–1850

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and rosewood veneer

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Empire

Provenance

Seth Adams, Providence, Rhode Island; sold to George Burrill Rawson (1805–1895), Providence, Rhode Island, by 1895. Private collection, 1980

Associated names

Seth Adams
George Burrill Rawson
Private collection

Notes

An undated note in a Rawson family scrapbook written by George Rawson's daughter Anna possibly refers to this table: "Parlor table made by my father in his young days and sold to Seth Adams of Providence, in the later part of his life he bought it back."

See also


Bibliography

Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "The Rawson Family of Cabinetmakers in Providence, Rhode Island," Antiques 118, no. 1 (July 1980): 146, fig. 23.