Literature: Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards, ‘The Dictionary of English Furniture’, revised edition, 1954, vol. III, p. 280, fig. 19. Parke-Bernet Galleries, ‘English Furniture, The Walter P. Chrysler Jr. Collection’, New York, Part I, 29-30 April 1960, p. 151, lot 262. F. Lewis Hinckley, ‘A Directory of Queen Anne, Early Georgian and Chippendale Furniture’, 1971, p. 50, fig. 21. Illustrated: ‘Country Life’, 13 July 1935; part of the suite in situ at Browsholme Hall, Lancashire. ‘Browsholme Hall Guidebook’, 1950s, back cover; two chairs and a stool of the suite. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, ‘CINOA Third International Art Treasures Exhibition catalogue’, 1962, no. 82, p. 12. Edward T. Joy, ‘The Country Life Book of Chairs’, 1968, p. 41, illus. 33.
Exhibitions: Victoria and Albert Museum, London, ‘CINOA Third International Art Treasures exhibition,’ 1962.
Probably supplied to Edward Parker (d. 1728), for Browsholme Hall, Lancashire, or possibly acquired by John Parker (d. 1754) or Thomas Lister Parker (d. 1858); By descent until the 1950s; Temple Williams Ltd., London, 1962; Mallett and Son Ltd., London; Private collection, London. Private collection, Northern Ireland.
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