Rare Federal Mahogany Veneer Cellarette
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2567B
- Date / Time :
- November 05, 2011 10:00AM
Rare Federal Mahogany Veneer Cellarette, attributed to Thomas Seymour, Boston, c. 1810-15, the hinged top with crossbanded border opens to a interior of twelve compartments, on a slightly projecting molded and cockbeaded base, and ring-turned tapering reeded legs ending in casters, old brass bail handles, brass knob appears to be original, old finish, (minor imperfections), ht. 31 1/4, wd. 21, dp. 16 in.
Provenance: James Russell Lowell, Boston.
Note: Harvard graduate James Russell Lowell was born in 1819 and was best known as an American poet, satirist, and abolitionist.
missing crossbanding on top, patch above escutcheon.