Federal Inlaid Mahogany Bureau, attributed to Joseph Rawson, Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1800-10, the top with elliptical front, square corners and crossbanded edge, above a case of inlaid cockbeaded drawers, all on vase- and ring-turned reeded feet, old brasses, old surface, ht. 41, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in.
this chest is well made and in remarkably good condition. There are some minor imperfections to the top, and one lock is missing, but there is no evidence of any significant restoration or repair.
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