PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, PENNSYLVANIA
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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