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Reputedly supplied to Princess Pauline Borghese for her bedroom at Palazzo Borghese following her marriage in 1803 to Prince Camillo Borghese, thence by descent until sold circa 1880 to
Prince Taverna, Palazzo Taverna, Rome, by whom given to
Prince Doria Pamphilj, Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, Rome, by whom given as a wedding present to his cousin
Anna Secheverell-Bateman, Morely Manor, Derbyshire, thence by descent to her great nephew
Ronald Henry Waring, Duke of Valderano
Thence by descent.