Massachusetts, Seymour School, Hepplewhite inlaid game table, D-shaped with canted corners, flip-top beveled edge, swing-leg support, mahogany, light and dark mixed woods, pine secondary wood, center and canted corners of skirt with rectangular and oval inlay, line inlay and alternating light and dark inlay at edge. Tapered square legs with banded inlay near base of same alternating dark and light wood, light line inlay and center dark inlay. Possible signature underneath top. 29 1/2" H x 36" W x 17" D. Seymour School, MA, circa 1790. Provenance: The Estate of Charles Boyd Coleman, Jr., Chattanooga, TN. Both items descended in the family of Annette Maria Dearborn Boyd, daughter of Greenleaf Dearborn (1786-1846) and great granddaughter of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) on the side of her mother, Pamela Augusta Gilman (1802-1880). Annette was married to Charles Harrod Boyd and had four children, including Julia Wingate Boyd (wife of Lewis M. Coleman, Jr.). Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. was Note: This table is shown in an albumen silver print that has descended through the Coleman family. The identity of the house interior is unknown at this time but speaks to this piece of having a long history within the family. CONDITION: Older surface with grime and alligatoring of surface. Minor abrasions and very minor inlay loss to apron. Ink stains on interior.
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