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Huntsman, W

Huntsman, W., address unrecorded. Mahogany chair, c. 1760–70, recorded bearing stamp with name in rectangle below a crown. [Colonial Williamsburg Coll., 1930/232] Similar stamp found on a set of six George III mahogany dining chairs, including a pair of armchairs, the backs with curved top-rails and pierced vase-shaped splats with stuffed serpentine seats and raised on moulded chamfered legs. [Sotheby's, 4 December 1970, lot 161] Possibly the Huntsman, chairmaker of London, who subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793.

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