I do not believe that, since the days of Heliogabalus, there has been such magnificence and such luxury... One spends the evening half-lying on cushions; the lights are dazzling; there are perfumes, music, liqueurs...
Princess Lieven, on visiting the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, in 1822
Patrick Jefferson has been established in London since 1977, specialising in furniture, sculpture, paintings and works of art, mostly sourced from private collections. Clients have included many of the world's most influential designers, dealers, collectors, and museums. Many of the pieces that have passed through the gallery have originated from Britain's great houses and notable collections, including:
Buckingham Palace, Carlton House, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Osborne House & Windsor Castle, Aske Hall, Ashcombe Park, Aynhoe Park, Bantry House, Barrington Court, Battle Abbey, Beach House, Beaudesert, Belton, Birr Castle, Bowood, Broughton Hall, Burghley, Castle Howard, Castle Leslie, Chatsworth, Clumber Park, Croome Court, Coleby Hall, Corsham Court, Curraghmore, Deepdene, Donnington Grove, Dumfries House, Elveden Hall, Fenton House, Glemham Hall, Goodwood House, Great Tew Park, Hackwood, Ham House, Harewood House, Hatfield House, Hestercombe, Heytesbury House, Holland House, Hopetoun House, Hurstmonceux Castle, Ickworth, Kedleston, Kenmare House, Killarney House, Longleat, Madresfield Court, Mapperton House, Maristow, Mere Hall, Mentmore, Mount Stewart, Mount Stuart, Newby Hall, Norfolk House, Nostell Priory, Paxton, Petworth House, Plas Newydd, Sandon Hall, Shrubland Park, St. Giles House, Stourhead, Syon Park, Townley Hall, Trafalgar House, Upton House, Tyninghame, Walpole House, Warter Priory, Warwick Castle, Wateringbury Place, Wentworth Woodhouse, West Green House, Weston Park, West Wycombe Park, Wilsford Manor, Woburn Abbey, Wroxton Abbey, Wynyard Park, as well as numerous other family collections which remain anonymous.