The half-paterae motif decorating the backboard and drawers of this late Regency sideboard features on furniture provided by George Bullock for Matthew Robinson Boulton at Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire, between 1816-1818. Bullock supplied double-bedsteads, invoiced as two '5ft. 6in. . . . of Oak with Holly mouldings cornice to fix to ceiling with Holly mouldings & patteras £15 12s', four clothes-horses with holly paterae at £1 12s each, and seven 'Night Stools' with half roundels to the corners at £4 10s each in 1817 (see Christie's house sale, 27-29 May 1987, lots 247-250, 260, and 281-3).