The end supports, of Grecian-lyre form with spindle 'strings', are derived from a pattern featured in Gillows' Estimate Sketch Book of 1818 (nos. 2079 and 2084), and illustrated in G, Wills, Craftsmen and Cabinet-Makers of Classic English Furniture, Edinburgh, 1974, pp. 117-8 and figs. 108 and 109. A related table was sold Chisties, London, 4 March, 2004, lot 10.