Luxury and Innovation: Furniture Masterworks by John and Thomas Seymour - November 17,2003-February 16,2004
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The furniture of father-son team John and Thomas Seymour is among the most refined American decorative art of the Federal era. Combining their own superb cabinetmaking and inlay skills with those of other English immigrant carvers, turners, and upholsterers, the Seymours set the standard for an entire generation of Boston furniture makers.  Luxury and Innovation is the first retrospective of the Seymoursí work and features seventy-two of their most superb pieces arranged by settingóparlor, dining room, and bedroom.
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The exhibition, related programs, and catalog publication received major support from the Kaufman Americana Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Croll Foundation, Americana Foundation, Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers Inc., Christie’s, the Elizabeth McGraw Foundation, and the Furthermore Publications Program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund. Other generous supporters include Susan Doherty and Syed Ali, Milly MaGehee, Jim and Jean Barrow, Steven Champlin and Mary Elizabeth Cahill, Mrs. Melanie Gill, anonymous donors, and the many individuals who assisted Robert Mussey in researching the lives and works of the Seymours.