about 1805
Attributed to Thomas Seymour (American (born in England), 1771–1848)

Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


114.93 x 188.0 x 62.23 cm (45 1/4 x 74 x 24 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, bird's eye maple veneer, satinwood stringing, soft maple, chestnut, pine

On View

Prudence S. and William M. Crozier, Jr. Gallery (Gallery 121)




Case furniture and boxes

Large, six-legged stepped sideboard; lower tier consists of central section of two drawers flanking a central blind drawer, above an arched opening with triangular sections at each side, flanked by sections housing a drawer above a cupboard; upper tier is slightly recessed and has a drawer at each side flanking an arched recess at center; lower legs are reeded; upper section separated by turnings with multiple ring-turned columns; legs and columns of mahogany; drawer fronts of bird’s-eye maple veneer; blind drawer and center section of recessed area above, veneered with mahogany; brasses replaced.


Guy Bush, a dealer, in the 1980s or 1990s; collected by Nathaniel T. Dexter, Boston, Massachusetts, and bequeathed to the Museum in 2000.

Credit Line

Gift of the Nathaniel T. Dexter Fine Arts Trust