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February 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Inlaid Mahogany Card Table

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 27, 2016 10:00AM


Inlaid Mahogany Card Table, probably Thomas Seymour, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1810, the folding top with baize interior with square corners and elliptical front on conforming base, inlaid with stringing and crossbanding on a double harp support with inlaid strings, on platform and four serpentine inlaid legs on scrolled feet and casters, old surface, ht. 30 3/4, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 18 1/4 in.

Literature: Robert D. Mussey, Jr., The Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour (Salem: Peabody Essex Museum, 2003). A table with stylistic similarities is shown in catalog entry 112, pp. 358-59.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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Robert D. Mussey , Jr., Thomas Seymour