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187 Federal Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Tambour Writing Desk on Frame, possibly Thomas Seymour, Boston, possibly while working for Isaac Vose, c. 1812-25, the hinged lid and tambour enclosure above a frame with single drawer joining the four fluted square tapering legs ending in herm feet, the tambour enclosure retracts when the drawer is opened, and the writing surface folds out to be supported by the open drawer, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 34 1/2, wd. 30, dp. 18 in. Provenance: The Estate of Charles P. Fisher. Note: A copy of Robert Mussey’s Furniture Examination Report is available for this piece. We would like to thank Mr. Mussey for his assistance in cataloging the lot. $1,000-1,500

188 Federal Inlaid Mahogany Card Table, attributed to John and Thomas Seymour, Boston, c. 1797-1804, the top inlaid with stringing and crossbanding, above the conforming oval panel within a mitered rectangle, refinished, ht. 29 1/2, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 17 1/4 in. $2,500-3,500

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auction 2680B  

The October 27, 2013 Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston includes many fine examples of newly discovered furnitur...

American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auction 2680B  

The October 27, 2013 Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston includes many fine examples of newly discovered furnitur...