Work table

Creator:
John Seymour and Son, active ca. 1794-1816 (school of)
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1815–1825
Physical Description:
31 x 24 x 18 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; maple; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany lyre-base work table, the frame and drawers are veneered with bird's-eye maple panels outlined with brass stringing, as are the plinths in the rounded corners; the hinged, crossbanded top reveals a writing compartment in which the names of early owners of the table are proudly and severaly inscribed, the lyres are supported on plinths with bird's-eye panels, each panel has acanthus-carved legs which are connected with a turned stretcher; Seymour school.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 9, p. 2532, pl. P6084.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany lyre-base work table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
6084
Genre:
sewing tables (AAT)
work tables (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, September 1989
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10718 cab4dr2 tif
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10987690
OID:
11976424
PID:
digcoll:1024362

Number of Pages: 4
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