Set of six Dutch chairs, with gilt Japanned Chinoisserie exotic scenes.One bearing Maples depository ,from the dressing room of Earl Beatty.Circa 1860.
The label almost certainly refers to Admiral David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty ,1871-1936.He was a very distinguised seaman and naval commander who was appointed Commander of the Grand fleet in 1916. He received the German naval surrenderafter the First World war.In 1919 he was appointed Admiral of the Fleet and also in the same year first Sea Lord. He was granted a peerage and became Earl Beatty, Baron Beatty of the North Sea and Brooksby.
width 52 cm, depth 40 cm, height 107 cm