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Possibly supplied to Robert Rochfort, first Earl of Belvedere (d.1774). Thence by descent to Colonel Howard Bury, by whom given to Rex Beaumont, Belvedere, Mullingar, Co. Meath, Ireland, sold Christie's House sale, 9 July 1980, lot 106.
Glin & Peill, Irish Furniture, 2007, p.259, cat. no. 215.