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From: Joseph K. Ott, "Lesser-Known Rhode Island Cabinetmakers: The Carliles, Holmes Weaver, Judson Blake, The Rawsons, and Thomas Davenport," Antiques 121 (May 1982): 1160
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Pillar-and-claw breakfast table


Object number

RIF12

Maker

Maker Judson Blake, 1789-1861, worked 1812-1838

Dimensions

74.93 x 117.793 x 99.06 cm (29 1/2 x 46 3/8 x 39 in.)

Date

1815–1830

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple and pine (secondary)

Marks

"JUDSON BLAKE, / Cabinet Manufacturer, / President-Street; / Providence, (R. I.)," printed on paper labels glued to the backs of each of the two drawers

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Empire

Provenance

Joseph K. Ott (1929–1994), Providence, Rhode Island, by 1982

Associated names

Joseph K. Ott

Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, "Lesser-Known Rhode Island Cabinetmakers: The Carliles, Holmes Weaver, Judson Blake, the Rawsons, and Thomas Davenport," Antiques 121, no. 5 (May 1982): 1160, fig. 6.