The Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour


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New in original wrapper. A must have for serious Federal period study.  By Robert Mussey from the Peabody Essex exhibit.

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, 2003. Hardcover. Blue cloth over board; Color pictorial dj.; 462 pp.; Profusely illustrated in color. Accompanied an exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum; An in-depth look at the furniture of John and Thomas Seymour, English emigres to New England; Features over a hundred pieces of furniture; Wonderful photos;

Published in conjunction with, and as a catalogue for the exhibition 'Luxury and Innovation : The Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour'. This was the first major exhibition of the work of John and Thomas Seymour, two English émigrés who played a significant role in shaping New England's artistic heritage during one of the most pivotal chapters in American history. Hb in dw, a fine, as new copy, with a Peabody Essex Museum slip, signed by the author, enclosed for mounting as required. Now scarce. Size: 12" x 9 3/4".


Ken Johnson