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Card table


Object number

RIF5540

Maker

Maker Samuel and Joseph Rawson, Jr., active 1826 - 1852
Alternate name(s): S. and J. Rawson, Jr.

Dimensions

Closed: 74.93 x 91.44 x 45.72 cm (29 1/2 x 36 x 18 in.)

Date

1826–1835

Current location

The Stanley Weiss Collection

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Furnit[ure Warehouse] / S. & J. Rawson, Jr. / NO. 68, BROAD STREET, / HAVE CONSTANTLY ON HAND, OF THEIR OWN MANUFACTURE, AND WILL MAKE TO ORDER, / ALL KINDS OF / CABINET FURNITURE, / SUCH AS / SIDEBOARDS, SECRETARIES AND BOOK-CASES, SOFAS, &C. / Which they will dispose of as cheap as any Cabinet Maker in town. / ALSO, / PIER TABLES, a very superior article; / Pillar, Claw, Card and Dining TABLES; / WARDROBES, BUREAUS; / Mahogany and birch BEDSTEADS / ALL ORDERS FROM A DISTANCE WILL BE THANKFULLY RECEIVED AND PUNC / TUALLY ATTENDED TO," printed on paper label

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Empire

Provenance

Gustave J. S. White Co., Portsmouth, Rhode Island, January 28, 2004; sold to the Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, Rhode Island

Associated names

Gustave J. S. White, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

"Gustave J. S. White Company, Rhode Island Estates Auction, advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (January 23, 2004), 75, ill.
Jackie Sideli, "Labeled Card Table Sells in Rhode Island," Maine Antique Digest (May 2004), 40-C, ill.
"An Important Gilt Stenciled Classical Card Table labeled by "Rawson," Providence, R.I., c. 1825," http://www.tildenthurber.com/stanleyweiss/pages/items6/sw00621.html (accessed June 12, 2012).