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Almost certainly supplied to John Thellusson, 2nd Baron Rendlesham (d.1832), for Brodsworth, Yorkshire
Sold circa 1870 by his son Charles Sabine Thellusson to 1st Baron Brabourne. Lord Brabourne purchased furniture that Thellusson did not want for the new Italianate villa with which he replaced his father's Regency house in the 1860s.
Thence by descent to the Knatchbull family, Mersham-le-Hatch, Kent, sold Christie's London, 6 April 1995, lot 226.
P. Thornton, 'The Furnishings of Mersham-le-Hatch', I and II, Apollo, June 1970, pp. 266-277 and pp. 440-451