John Seymour and Son, active ca. 1794-1816 (school of)
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1815–1825
31 x 24 x 18 in.
Mahogany; maple; brass
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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 9, p. 2532, pl. P6084.
Classical mahogany lyre-base work table
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style Furniture -- United States
sewing tables (AAT) work tables (AAT)
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Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, September 1989 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.