IN THE MANNER OF JOHN AND THOMAS SEYMOUR BOSTON. FINE EARLY FEDERAL RARE DOUBLE TAMBOUR DOORS MAHOGANY SECRETARY DESK CIRCA 1800 FINE INLAYS GREAT FORM. In two parts, the rectangular upper section with tambour slides flanked by simulated tambours opening to an interior fitted with an arrangement of drawers and valanced pigeon holes fitted to and set back upon the conforming lower case with hinged lid opening to a base lined writing surface supported by lopers centering a pair of aligned thumb-molded short drawers above a pair of serpentine tambour slides flanked by demilune simulated tambours, the case raised on square tapering legs with string inlay outlines. SIZE: 45" h x 38" w x 20-1/4 d.
CONDITION: Desk retains an old surface with overall minor cosmetic veneer repairs. Possibly slight loss in overall height. (legs) Brass hardware appear to be later period replacements. An old repair above lockplate on proper left tambour door upper section.
The lower inside shelf has been partially replaced and that section has been cracked and glued back together. Does not distract from the integrity of the piece. A very handsome piece of American furniture. Double tambours are very rare.Price has been reduced to near cost. Some photos taken with flash and some without. A choice piece of early Americana. We do have a loading dock and ramp for trucks. Check out our 3500 sq.
The item "SEYMOUR MANOR FEDERAL MAHOGANY SECRETARY DESK RARE DOUBLE TAMBOUR CIRCA 1800" is in sale since Friday, March 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899". The seller is "lookusover" and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.