Schedule of Furniture at Althorp 1814-1819, MSS, British Library (formerly Althorp, Northamptonshire), Add. 78029, Althorp Papers - 'No. 66 Dining Room...2 Mahogany Side Boards and Plate Warmers'
H. Avray Tipping, 'Furniture at Althorp, II', Country Life, 18 June 1921, pp. 771 - 773 and fig. 1
Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975), Althorp, Furniture, Vol. I, circa 1937 and later, who transcribes John King's bill:- 'Eating Room West...For a large mahogany sideboard made to fit in a recess; the legs turn'd, carved and fluted of fine wood £17
For 2 mahogany Angle Sideboards; one with a Plate Warmer lined with copper and iron rack stand and Heater. The Stone work found by Mr. Devall...£36'
P. Macquoid and R. Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, rev. ed., London, 1954, vol III, p. 131, fig. 20 [the centre sideboard table en suite with the present lot].
Peter Thornton and John Hardy, 'The Spencer Furniture at Althorp, Section III: Lady Spencer's furniture from Spencer House and the furnishings provided for Althorp by Henry Holland', Apollo 88 (1968), p. 272, fig. 20