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Circa 1780, crest with engraved plaque reading From Wm. Penn's Mansion Philadelphia
, shaped crestrail and stiles with scratchbead to exterior edge, pierced backsplat with center stylized quatrefoil, set within a molded shoe, over upholstered seat, through side rail tenon construction, straight front molded legs with inside chamfer, stretcher base, downswept rear legs.
38.75 x 25 x 21.5 in. From the Collection of Colonel and Mrs. Gordon Roberts, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Christie's, lot 97, October 3, 2007.
Later upholstery was done by Richard Waters, a retired Colonial Williamsburg restoration specialist, who works in conjunction with Guenther Wood Group.
Later upholstery; shrinkage cracks to backsplat; one break and repair at upper splat connecting to crest; scuffing and wear at legs.
$800 - 1,200