Literature: Thomas Chippendale, ‘The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker’s Director’, 3rd edition, London, 1762, plate XXIII. Christie’s, ‘Old English Furniture, Fine Chinese Porcelain and Objects of Art, The Property of Henry Hirsch’, June 10th , 1931, lot 75. M. Harris & Sons, ‘The English Chair’, London, 1937, plate XLIII. F. Lewis Hinckley, A Directory of Queen Anne, Early Georgian and Chippendale Furniture, 1971, p. 166, illus. 253; a very similar model with alternative back. Illustrated: CINOA, ‘International Art Treasures Exhibition’, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1962, plate 77. Geoffrey Beard, Judith Goodison, ‘English Furniture 1500-1840’, London 1987, p.127, ill.2; one of the pair.
Exhibitions: CINOA, ‘International Art Treasures Exhibition’, London, 1962, No.108.
Eccleshall Castle, Shropshire; M. Harris & Sons; London; Showering collection; Corporate collection, USA; Private collection, London; Private collection, London.
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