Tambour secretary

1798–1805
John Seymour (American (born in England), 1738–1818), and Thomas Seymour (American (born in England), 1771–1848)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 65

Dimensions

Other (desk): 127.3 x 97.8 x 55.5 cm (50 1/8 x 38 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.) Other (bookcase): 54 x 96.8 x 26 cm (21 1/4 x 38 1/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.625

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, curly maple, she-oak, rosewood, curly satinwood, eastern white pine, ash, basswood, and cherry, with original blue paper lining and replaced brasses

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Provenance

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection; 1939, given to the Museum by Miss. Grace M. Edwards (JCE's daughter) (Accession date: October 11, 1939).

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection