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Bowman, William (1788)

Bowman, William, Liverpool, cm (1788). Drop-front secretary desk with panels of black lacquer and set with K'ang Hsi famille verte porcelain cut from plates, etc., signed in red paint on the back of the inside of the secretary section, ‘WB 1788’, and written in pencil, ‘WILLIAM BOWMAN LIVERPOOL AUG. 19TH 1788’. [Sold by Hotspur Ltd, 1968; Conn., June 1969]

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.