A terrific Hepplewhite mahogany games table, by John and Thomas Seymour, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1810.
Furniture - American
This handsome games table features the dynamic contrasting inlays and agreeable proportions of the Seymour shop. The conforming top has outset corners with distinctive lunette inlay above an apron with a frieze of three flame birch panels above an inverted apron of lunette inlay. The outset legs join a boxed end with ring tops that incorporate the lunette inlay of the apron. The legs have crisp vase turnings with delicate tapered and reed shafts. This table employs some distinct Seymour construction characteristics, including horizontally laminated rails, neatly cut screw pockets securing the legs to the apron and a spacer between rear rails. 35 7/8 W X 17 5/8 D X 29 ½
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