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Seymour Tambour Desk

Ladies Writing Desk
Boston c. 1805

Mahogany, She Oak, Curly Maple, Cherry, Holly, Walnut, Eastern White Pine

Features: dual horizontal sliding, lockable tambours of contrasting wood, opening to reveal drawers with blue painted pigeon holes above. Tambours flanked by inlaid columns, top edge inlaid with complex banding. Fold out writing surface covered with blue baize, surrounded by leather boarder. Edge of writing surface inlaid with dot and seed pattern. Drawers with crotch mahogany veneered center panels, surrounded by holly, line inlay, enclosed by cross-banded boarder, with cockbead frame and ivory keyhole escutcheons. Spade feet with bead molding, below line inlaid legs, with graduated, sand shaded bellflowers. Leg plinths flanking drawers, inlaid with sand shaded mitered panels. Scrolled brackets at joint of leg to lower drawer blade.

35 1/2" Wide, 43 1/2" High,19 1/2" Deep

Desk Open Drawer Open

Gallery Drawers Leg Gallery

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