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Card Table

1969.776.2 (RS116399)

Description

One of a pair of eastern Massachusetts card tables. Mahogany and exotic wood veneers. Lightwood stringing inlay on apron and edge of top; light and darkwood inlaid thistle paterae, lightwood inlaid oval at center of skirt. Astragal corners. Rests on four tapered fluted legs with arrow feet.

Details

Maker
Seymour, John (Cabinetmaker, attributed)
Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848 (Cabinetmaker, attributed)
Date
1800-1805
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
card tables
Federal
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
TABLE, CARD
tables (support furniture)
People and organizations
Codman, Sarah Fletcher (Bradlee), 1842-1922
May, Perrin, 1767-1844
Dimensions
28 1/3 x 36 1/3 x 35 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.776.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72471

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