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Sofa table


Object number

RIF300

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker, possibly by George Burrill Rawson, 1805?1895

Dimensions

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

Date

1830–50

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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