Chest of drawers with looking glass or mirror

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Seymour (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1808-1815

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Maple veneer; Cocobolo; Pine, Eastern white; Ivory

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0883


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.0883

Object Name

Chest of drawers with looking glass or mirror

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Thomas Seymour (Artist)
1771-1848

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1808-1815

Materials

Mahogany; Maple veneer; Cocobolo; Pine, Eastern white; Ivory

Dimensions (inches)

71 (H) , 38.125 (W) , 21.25 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

180.34 (H) , 96.838 (W) , 53.975 (D)

Measurement Notes

OH to crest of looking glass; OW and OD at top of lower case. W (feet) 36.125 in. (91.6 cm); D (feet) 20.25 in. (51.3 cm).

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Montgomery, Charles F., et al. 1966 American Furniture: The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 145
[Book] Mussey, Robert D. 2003 The Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour.
Published: cat. no. 65, pp. 264-65.
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