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Tea Table, Massachusetts, 1740-60. Mahogany and pine. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Dressing Table, Colonial New England, 1760-70. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Side Chair, Wethersfield, CT, 1740-60. Cherry and pine. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

John Cogswell "Chest-on-chest." Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

1760 French Table at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - This mechanical table has been veneered with Japanese lacquer.

Made by Thomas Seymour Boston Ma. 1809 Outstanding work of art!

Samuel McIntire’s Chest-on-chest, 18th Century American Art, 1806-09. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Tea Table, Colonial New England, 1750-75. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

John Seymour (1771–1848) - Tall Case Clock. Mahogany, Mahogany Veneer, Maple with White Pine. Works by James Doull and Dial possibly Painted by John Ritto Penniman. Boston, Massachusetts. Circa 1805-1810. 111-3/4" x 21-1/4" x 9-3/4" (283.8cm x 54cm x 24.8cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Tea table with candle slides, Boston, ca. 1755. Mahogany. Courtesy Sotheby's

Portable Desk-on-frame Table, 1800-1810 - Newburyport, Massachusetts. Maple veneer, mahogany, rosewood, tulip poplar, pine.

1760-1775 American (New York) Roundabout chair at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - From the curators' comments: "Chairs with round backs were made throughout the colonies and used in several different rooms, often paired with a desk or writing table. The low arms fit under a writing surface, while still providing elbow support for the user. Although variously called corner chairs, round chairs, three-cornered chairs, or triangular chairs, the most common name is roundabout chair."