From the so-called Queen Anne style through the Chippendale and Federal periods, American furniture borrowed from classical Greece and Rome, from England and France. Examine pieces from this golden age of American furniture by George Bright, Thomas Seymour, and other American masters.

John Hermanson, adjunct instructor


Above: Thomas Seymour, Commode, 1809. Mahogany; mahogany, crotch-mahogany, crotch-birch, rosewood, and bird’s-eye-maple veneers; satinwood and rosewood crossbanding; eastern white pine, white ash, maple; brass. The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts. 23.19.

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