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Harmer, B

Harmer, B., address unrecorded. Early 19th-century library reading chair recorded bearing the stamp of ‘B. HARMER’. [Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Ipswich Museums and Art Galleries, L. 1941–125] Stamp also found on set of hall chairs with lunette crestings at Petworth House, Sussex; also on set of six mahogany shield-back chairs, c.1790, each with five curved splats headed by sprays of leaves, with nailed leather seats and chamfered legs; and on a mahogany piano stool with stuffed circular legs [Sotheby's, 26 October 1962, lot 158; 11 October 1974, lot 146]; also on a suite of Regency ebonised and parcel gilt dining chairs. [Christie's, 29 November 1984, lot 32 (illus.)]

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