Card table

Creator:
John Seymour and Son, active ca. 1794-1816
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1790–1800
Physical Description:
Height: 29 1/2 in.; Width: 34 1/4 in.; Depth, closed: 16 1/2 in.; Depth, open: 33 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany half-round card table, bellflower inlay in rare concave paneled legs, modified spade feet; shaded inlaid top edge, fine golden color. The only instance we could find of the concave panel on a Seymour piece occurs on a choice drapery-inlaid tambour desk in a private collection.
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Related objects: Book: Vernon C. Stoneman, John and Thomas Seymour: Cabinet Makers in Boston, 1794–1816 (Boston, Mass.: Special Publications, 1959), pl. 14, 28, 30.
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 422, pl. 1063.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany half-round card table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Hepplewhite style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2421
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2dr3
Genre:
card tables (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, February 1967
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10955670
PID:
digcoll:844368