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 (by 1958–64; to MMA)
Artist: Georges Jacob (French, 1739–1814)Date: ca. 1782–83Medium: Carved, painted and gilded walnut, pine, and linden; iron hardware; silk and wool Beauvais tapestry; modern silk damaskAccession: 23.235aOn view in:Gallery 523