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From: Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "The Rawson Family of Cabinetmakers in Providence, Rhode Island," Antiques 118 (July 1980): 135–145
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Object number

RIF6434

Maker

Maker George Burrill Rawson, 1805?1895

Dimensions

35 × 79 × 30 1/2 in. (88.9 × 200.66 × 77.47 cm)

Date

1855

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Rosewood and rosewood veneer

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Rococo

Provenance

Made by George Burrwill Rawson in 1855 for the marriage of his daughter Mrs. Francis D. Morse (née Sarah Rawson, 1834–1887), Providence, Rhode Island, and Thompson, Manitoba, Canada

Associated names

Sarah Rawson Morse

Bibliography

Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "The Rawson Family of Cabinetmakers in Providence, Rhode Island," Antiques 118, no. 1 (July 1980): 145, fig. 22.