Card table

Creator:
John Seymour and Son, active ca. 1794-1816
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1790–1800
Physical Description:
28 1/2 x 36 x 17 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; satinwood
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany D-shaped card table, the frame veneered with divided panels of curly satinwood in crossbanded and inlaid borders, the tapered legs and plinths with similar panels ending in spade feet; the folding leaf is a restoration, made by and bearing the original label of John Seymour and Son, Cabinetmakers, Creek Street, Boston. This is the fourth labeled John Seymour piece to be discovered; the others are: 1) tambour desk, Winterthur, illustrated in Stoneman, John and Thomas Seymour, p. 54; 2) tambour desk, George A. Cluett collection, illustrated in Stoneman, John and Thomas Seymour, p. 50; and 3) inlaid card table, private collection, illustrated in American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 5, p. 1272, pl. P4225. All four labels are identical.
Related objects: Book: Vernon C. Stoneman, John and Thomas Seymour: Cabinet Makers in Boston, 1794–1816 (Boston, Mass.: Special Publications, 1959), p. 50, 54. Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1272, pl. P4225.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1964, pl. P5232.
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YUAG catalogue note: A companion table by John Seymour and Son with an identical label is illustrated in American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 7, p. 1965, pl. P2326.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany D-shaped card table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Hepplewhite style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5232
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, 1974; Sack, 1983
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2dr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10955929
OID:
11832849
PID:
digcoll:847365

Number of Pages: 5
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