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Card table


Object number

RIF6154

Maker

Maker Samuel and Joseph Rawson, Jr., active 1826?52
Alternate name(s): S. and J. Rawson, Jr.

Dimensions

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

Date

1826–40

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Furniture Warehouse / S. & J. Rawson, Jr. / NO. 68, BROAD STREET, PROVIDENCE / 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 regular Cabinet Maker in town. / ALSO, [column left] PIER TABLES, a very superior article; / Pillar, Claw, Card and Dinin[g T]ABLES; [column right] WARDROBES, BUREAUS; / Mahogany and birch BEDSTEADS / All orders from a distance will be thankfully received and punctually attended to," printed on paper label glued to bottom of interior compartment

Style

Empire

Provenance

Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc., Sharon, Massachusetts, 2014

Associated names

Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 443n6.