Lot 1439
Philadelphia Chippendale Mahogany Side Chair
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
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