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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, PENNSYLVANIA

THE EDWARD-HARRIS FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR, WORKSHOP THOMAS TUFFT, CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO MARTIN JUGIEZ, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1775
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, PENNSYLVANIA

THE EDWARD-HARRIS FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR, WORKSHOP THOMAS TUFFT, CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO MARTIN JUGIEZ, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1775
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THE EDWARD-HARRIS FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR, WORKSHOP THOMAS TUFFT, CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO MARTIN JUGIEZ, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1775
the back seat rail is inscribed 1756 / W.B.; seat rail marked II and the slip seat IIII. Patch to rear left, stile at juncture with seat rail and minor repair to front left foot.
Height 38 in.
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來源

Richard Edwards (1744-1799), Lumberton, New Jersey;
Joe Kindig III, York, Pennsylvania;
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, January 17, 1997, sale 6957, lot 999;
C.L. Prickett Antiques, Yardley, Pennsylvania.

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This chair is part of an important suite of furniture ordered by Richard Edwards (1744-1799) Lumberton, New Jersey, from Thomas Tufft (d. 1788). The chairs are documented in Richard Edward's  General Store and Household Account Book which reads as follows: Page 24, 3 mo., 1775, Thos. Tuifts Acc't For my Funiture: six mahogany chairs, open backs, an Elbow Chair to Suit. £ 13.8.

Two chairs from the set were sold at en suite with an elaborate matching high chest of drawers and dressing table (see Christie's, New York, Important Philadelphia Chippendale Furniture from the Edwards-Harrison Family, May 28, 1987, sale: 6400A, lot: 201). The catalog note includes extensive research by Carl M. Williams on both Richard Edwards and Thomas Tufft. A related  chair sold at Freeman’s, Philadelphia, American Furniture, Decorative & Folk Arts, April 13, 2011, lot 190. Another related pair of chairs was sold at Schwenke Auctioneers, June Americana & Fine Estates Auction, June 26, 2016. Two other related Tufft chairs with Edwards family history sold at Chtristie’s, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver, January 19, 2018, lot 139.

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