Sir George Donaldson (d.1924), Hove, Sussex.
Acquired directly from the Donaldson Collection, no doubt through R. W. Symonds by Percival D. Griffiths (d.1937), for Sandridgebury, Hertfordshire.
Sold by the Executors of Percival D. Griffiths in these Rooms, 10 May 1939, lot 196, when it was acquired by Mrs. Oppenheimer for £240.
Acquired from Mrs. Oppenheimer by Mrs. Gabrielle Keiller.
Thence be descent.
THE PROPERTY OF THE EXECUTORS OF
THE LATE MRS. GABRIELLE KEILLER
P. Macquoid, 'English Furniture in Sir George Donaldson's Collection II', Country Life, 9 February 1918, p. 140, fig. 10.
R. W. Symonds, Old English Walnut and Lacquer Furniture, London, 1923, pl. 28.
R. Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, London, 1924-7, rev. ed., 1954, vol. I, p. 260, fig. 103.
R. W. Symonds, English Furniture from Charles II to George II, London, 1929, p. 141, fig. 86.
R. Edwards, The Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture, Andover, 1964, 6th imp. 1977, p. 135, fig. 71.