A nearly identical walnut side chair is illustrated in Israel Sack Inc., American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, Volume VIII, P5551, p. 2079. A similar chair is illustrated in Joseph K. Kindig III, The Philadelphia Chair 1685-1785 (York, 1978), no. 23. A walnut armchair from a related set has a history in the family of Thomas Chandler (1709-1785) of Westminster, Vermont. It is currently in the collection of Bayou Bend.1 Another chair of the same pattern is illustrated in Alice Winchester’s article, “Living with Antiques: Cliveden, the Germantown home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Chew,” The Magazine Antiques (December 1959): 74.
1 See David Warren, et al, American Decorative Arts and Paintings in the Bayou Bend Collection (Houston, 1998), F49, p. 29.
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