The detailing of the arms and legs on this daybed is virtually identical to a group of chairs supplied to Charles Powlett, 5th Duke of Bolton for Hackwood Park, Hampshire. There were a number of 'French elbow chairs' supplied to Hackwood, with subtle differences between the group but the most similar to the present lot, with virtually identical carving to the leg, although executed in mahogany, was sold, The Property of a Nobleman, Christie's, London, 8 July 1999, lot 58. This model with scrolled seat rails also corresponds to a set formerly at Tabley House, Cheshire, built in the 1760s for Sir Peter Leicester, Bt. (d. 1770). Further chairs of the Bolton/Tabley type include a pair sold Christie's, London, 24 February 1994, lot 189; and a side chair sold by David Style, Esq., Wateringbury Place, Kent, Christie's House sale, 1-2 June 1978, lot 549.