The attribution of the design to Édouard Lièvre is made with comparison to a number of Renaissance style pieces in the sale of his personal property following his death, Succession de Feu Edouard Lièvre, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 21-24 March 1887:
- Lot 3, ‘Meuble remarquable formant cabinet’, see Sotheby’s, New York, 16 November 2011, lot 239.
- Lot 16, ‘Crédence en noyer enrichie de bronzes’, see Christie’s, London 18 September 2014, lot 30 and 'Édouard Lièvre', Connaissance des Arts, N° 228, Paris 2004, S. 28 ff. Optima propagare Edouard Lièvre : Créateur de meuble & objets d’art, Galerie Roxane Rodriguez, Paris, 2004, pp. 32-33. It shares with the present lot the same portrait relief roundels of King Charles VII of France and his favourite mistress Agnès Sorel amidst rinceaux reserves.