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THE RICHARD EDWARDS PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS
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THE RICHARD EDWARDS PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS

CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO MARTIN JUGIEZ (D. 1815), PHILADELPHIA, 1770-1775

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THE RICHARD EDWARDS PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS
CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO MARTIN JUGIEZ (D. 1815), PHILADELPHIA, 1770-1775
one chair with seat frame marked II and original yellow pine slip-seat frame similarly marked; the other chair with seat frame marked V on top of rabbet of front seat rail, marked II on inside of rear and two side rails and yellow pine slip-seat frame from the original set marked VI
38 ½ in. high
Provenance
Chair II:
Richard Edwards (1744-1799), Lumberton, Burlington County, New Jersey
Sarah (Edwards) Collins (1787-1851), daughter
Thence by descent in the family
A Philadelphia area dealer
Margaret Edwards Gardiner (b. 1904), by purchase from above
Current owner, daughter

Chair V (as marked on rabbet of front rail):
Richard Edwards (1744-1799), Lumberton, Burlington County, New Jersey
Samuel Harrison Edwards (c.1779-1859), Evesham, Burlington County, New Jersey, son
Margaret (Edwards) Gardiner (1822-1908), daughter
Samuel Harrison Gardiner, Sr. (1861-1915), son
Margaret Edwards Gardiner (b. 1904), daughter
Current owner, daughter
Literature
Carl M. Williams, “Thomas Tufft and his Furniture for Richard Edwards,” The Magazine Antiques (October 1948), p. 247 (one chair, probably Chair II in current lot, illustrated).
Special Notice

Please note this lot will be moved to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services (CFASS in Red Hook, Brooklyn) at 5pm on the last day of the sale. Lots may not be collected during the day of their move to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services. Please consult the Lot Collection Notice for collection information. This sheet is available from the Bidder Registration staff, Purchaser Payments or the Packing Desk and will be sent with your invoice.
Sale Room Notice
Please note that this lot will be held at Christie's Rockefeller Center until Monday January 22nd and then will be transferred to CFASS on Tuesday January 23rd.

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