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American (Boston), early 19th century. A Sheraton sewing table in mahogany and white pine secondary, from the shop of Thomas Seymour (1794-1816), having a shaped surface above two dovetailed and cockbeaded drawers, flanked by oval plaques, with original brass lion pulls, the upper drawer with fitted compartments, with a fabric covered pull out bag slide, rising on tapering turned and reeded legs and brass casters; ht. 29.25, wd. 20, dp. 16 in.
The table offered here was featured in Robert D. Mussey's "The Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour" (2003), catalogue entry 89, pgs. 312-313. According to Mussey, there is a closely related table by Thomas Seymour in the collection of the White House.
Provenance: Descended in the Abbot family of Massachusetts
Ex Sumpter Priddy III Antiques. Inc.
Property from the Collection of Dr. M. Donald Hayes. To Be Sold Without Reserve.
Original hardware. Silk bag replaced. Refinished. Split across bottom of upper drawer.
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