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Card tables, pair


Object number

RIF2864

Maker

Maker Joseph Rawson and Son, active 1808?26

Dimensions

29 1/4 × 35 3/4 × 17 1/4 in. (74.295 × 90.805 × 43.815 cm)

Date

1808–15

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and satinwood

Marks

"JOSEPH RAWSON & SON, / Cabinet and Chair Makers, / NEAR THE THEATRE...SUGAR. LANE, / PROVIDENCE, / Rhode Island.," printed in black ink, on paper label glued on back of stationary rail on one table

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Sheraton, Federal

Provenance

Colonel Edward Dexter (1770–1860), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his granddaughter Jessie Dexter Shedd (born 1861), East Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to her granddaughter, Mrs. Douglas Kellogg (née Dorothy Shedd, 1916–2003) Eugene, Oregon; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, October 14, 1989, lot 353

Associated names

Colonel Edward Dexter
Jessie Dexter Shedd
Dorothy Shedd Kellogg
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture and Folk Art: Including Hudson River Paintings from the Collection of Maitland Lee Griggs, sale cat. (October 14, 1989), lot 353, ill.