THE ASHE-DAVIS FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE WILLIAM AND MARY TURNED AND JOINED WALNUT WAINSCOT SIDE CHAIR, POSSIBLY JOHN BECHTEL (1690-1777), SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, PROBABLY GERMANTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1740
Descended in the Ashe and Davis families, Germantown, Pennsylvania;
Twaddell family, Pennsylvania;
Joe Kindig, Jr. & Son, York, Pennsylvania;
Ginsburg & Levy, New York, October 1971;
Vogel Collection no. 144.
Historical Society of York County, York, Pennsylvania, The Philadelphia Chair: 1685-1785, May-September 1978;
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680- 1758, October 10, 1999-January 10, 2000.
Joseph K. Kindig, III, The Philadelphia Chair: 1685-1785, (York, PA: The Historical Society of York County, 1978), no. 7;
Benno M. Forman, American Seating Furniture, 1630-1730, (New York: W.W. Norton, 1988), pp. 174 (referenced);
Jack Lindsey, Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1758, (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1999), p. 168, no. 125.