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Sofa table


Object number

RIF300

Maker

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

Dimensions

Closed: 77.47 x 99.7 x 60.96 cm (30 1/2 x 39 1/4 x 24 in.); Width, open: 145.72 cm (57 3/8 in.)

Date

1830–1850

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and mahogany veneers (primary and drawer sides); yellow poplar (drawer bottoms)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Empire

Provenance

Shop near New Haven, Connecticut, by mid-1970s; sold to a private collection, mid-1970s

Construction

The top originally was covered with an inset of leather, now missing.

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