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    Sale 12186

    Important American Furniture, Silver, Outsider and Folk Art

    20 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 869

    A FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY DEMILUNE COMMODE

    ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN (1738-1818) AND THOMAS (1771-1848) SEYMOUR, BOSTON, 1800-1810

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY DEMILUNE COMMODE
    ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN (1738-1818) AND THOMAS (1771-1848) SEYMOUR, BOSTON, 1800-1810
    38 ¾ in. high, 47 ¾ in. wide, 23 ½ in. deep


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    Provenance

    Ginsburg & Levy, Inc., New York
    Boscobel Restoration, Garrison-on-Hudson, New York
    Sold, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 22 January 1977, lot 172


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Jack Warner Foundation


    Literature

    Vernon C. Stoneman, John and Thomas Seymour (Boston, 1959), p. 255, pl. 162.