JOHN PENN UPHOLSTERED BACK ARM CHAIR Made by Thomas Affleck (1740-1795) Carved By Bernard And Jugiez Philadelphia Circa 1766 Primary Wood: Mahogany Secondary Wood: White Oak Height: 41 inches Width: 28 inches Depth: 28 inches Provenance: Made for Governor John Penn (1729-1795); likely sold with the rest of his furnishings to Benjamin Chew (1722-1810) then by descent or sale to Mrs. Edward Jameson, Connecticut; Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York; Private Collection, New York. Reference: For other chairs from this set please see William MacPherson Hornor's, Blue Book Philadelphia Furniture, plate 117; Conger and Rollins, Treasures of State, entry 55; Morrison Heckscher and Leslie Greene Bowman, American Rococo 1750-1775, entry 150; Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art, number 79; David Warren, Michael Brown, et al., American Decorative Arts and Paintings in the Bayou Bend Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, entry P96; and Charles Hummel, A Winterthur Guide to American Chippendale Furniture: Middle Atlantic and Southern Colonies, plate VI, amongst others. 10