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Category: Desks
Maker: Stevenson, Bob
Contact: Stevenson Classic Woodworking
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Dimensions: 43"H x 35 1/2"W x 19 3/4"D
Description: Ladies Tambour Desk

Primary Wood: Spanish Mahogany, solid and veneer, Holly, Dyed Veneer.
Secondary Wood: Eastern White Pine.

Reproduction of a Seymour Tambour Desk with inlayed Tambour.
The original, by John Seymour, was made circa 1793-1796 in Boston, MA.
It is now in the collection at the Winterthur Museum, Delaware.

Plans by Robert Millard were used.

The robins egg blue shade of water-based paint was color matched to the light blue baize writing surface, which was produced in Great Britain.

The hardware is from Horton Brasses and Londonderry Brasses.

The finish is a French polished shellac.