Table with shaped top with hinged leaf; lyre-shaped supports on square base with curving legs terminating in brass claws; brass lion heads with rings on front support and ends of skirt; metal inlay. Mate to Res. 27.75.
Descended in the family of James Swan (1754-1830) of Dorchester, Mass. to the donors.
Gift of Mary W. Bartol, John W. Bartol, and Abigail W. Clark
- Probably by Thomas Seymour, American (born in England), 1771–1848
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 74 x 90.5 x 45.4 cm (29 1/8 x 35 5/8 x 17 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany and mahogany veneer, ebony (?) stringing, eastern white pine, birch, ash, brass and baize (original)