The bureau's elaborate fitted interior of gilt figures atop Corinthian columns recalls the famous example supplied for the Blue Bedroom at Belton House, Lincolnshire as illustrated in H. Tipping, English Homes, Period IV, vol. I, London, 1922, p. 226, fig. 290. A closely related example was sold, The Property of a Private Collector, Christie's, New York, 14 October 2004, lot 167. Another is illustrated in F. L. Hinckley, A Directory of Queen Anne, Early Georgian and Chippendale Furniture, New York, 1971, p. 133, fig. 210. A further example with similar figural columns is illustrated in L. Synge, Mallett Millennium, London, 1999, p. 38.