Lacquered and painted pine, mahogany and British walnut
H. 59 x W. 23 x D. 10-1/2 in. (149.9 x 58.4 x 26.7 cm)
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 514
Supplied to the fourth Duke of Beaufort (1709-1756), the set of japanned furniture for the Chinese Bedroom at Badminton House, Gloucestershire, included a bed, eight armchairs, two pairs of standing shelves, and a dressing commode.
Duke(s) of Beaufort , Badminton House, Gloucestershire (ca. 1753/4–1921) ; [sale, Christie's, London , June 30, 1921, lot 50 (or 51), to Partridge] ; [ Frank Partridge , in 1921] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)