Boston, likely under the supervision of Thomas Seymour

Neo-Classical Linen Press

FAPG 20541D

c. 1825

Neo-Classical Linen Press, about 1825
Boston, likely under the supervision of Thomas Seymour (1771–1848; active alone 1804–25)
Mahogany (secondary words: red or green ash and Eastern white pine, with brass hinges and keyhole escutcheons
96 3/4 in. high, 55 1/4 in. wide, 24 1/2 in. deep

 

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Neo-Classical Linen Press, about 1825
Boston, likely under the supervision of Thomas Seymour (1771–1848; active alone 1804–25)
Mahogany (secondary words: red or green ash and Eastern white pine, with brass hinges and keyhole escutcheons
96 3/4 in. high, 55 1/4 in. wide, 24 1/2 in. deep

RECORDED: Heidi L. Berry, “America’s Opulent Empire,” The Washington Post (June 24, 1993), p. 20 illus. // Stuart P. Feld, Boston in the Age of Neo-Classicism, exhib. cat. (New York: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, 1999), pp. 12 illus., 13; “Very Rich and Handsome: Hirschl and Adler Galleries Hosts Sixth Annual Exhibit of American Neo-Classical Decorative Arts,” American Fine Art Magazine (January/February 2015) p. 83

EXHIBITED: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 2014–15, Very Rich & Handsome, pp.66–67 cat. 31illus. in color

EX COLL.: sale F.O. Bailey, Portland, Maine, July 26, 1983; [Peter Hill, East Lempster, New Hampshire, until 1984]; to [Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1984–85]; to Mr. Wendell Cherry, Louisville, Kentucky, 1985–91; to [Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1991–93]; to private collection, and by descent, until 2013

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