This chiffonier-table, with its Roman mosaic-pavement top, bronze bas-reliefs, and columnar supports, reflects the French/antique style promoted by Charles Heathcote Tatham (d.1842). His Etchings of Ancient Ornamental Architecture, 1799 and Designs for Ornamental Plate, 1806, published drawings of Roman antiquities, were used as models by cabinetmakers and other craftsmen. Tatham worked with the architect, Henry Holland, at Carlton House and it is likely that he designed the furniture produced by his brother's firm, Marsh and Tatham, for the Royal family (G.Beard and C.Gilbert, Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, 1986, pp.277-278). Four magnificent yewwood bookcases supplied by Marsh and Tatham in 1806 for the Prince of Wales at Carlton House display similar ormolu mounts. One of these bookcases was sold by Christie's London, 21 November 1985, lot 96 and is illustrated in G.Beard and J.Goodison, English Furniture 1500-1840, 1986, p.234. A virtually identical chiffonier with slightly differing mounts and fluted legs was sold by Sotheby's New York, 22 January 1994, lot 166.