Patterns for related Grecian-scrolled drawing-room chairs 'ornamented with gilt' featured in R. Ackermann's, The Repository of Arts, London, 1815 (pl. 78). It was at this time that a number of specialist inlayers were working in London in the 'boulle' technique. A related chair of this period bearing the stamp of the Wardour Street chairmaker John Gee, who retired in 1823, is illustrated in C. Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Leeds, 1996, p. 217, fig. 379.
A closely related set of mahogany dining-chairs was sold anonymously, in these Rooms, 14 April 1988, lot 24.