For a very similar giltwood chair originally probably delivered for Elisa Baciocchi, niece of Napoleon I, see A. González-Palacios, Il Mobile nei Secoli, Vol. III, Milan, 1969, p.63, fig. 89. For a slightly different version of the same chair of Lucca manufacture, see A. González-Palacios, Il Tempio del Gusto,Toscana e L'Italia Settentrionale, Vol. I, Milan, 1986, p. 191, fig. 352. A design dating from circa 1820 by Lorenzo Nottolini for a chair with an equally exaggerated curved back is illustrated ibid. fig. 351.