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Adye, Thomas (1730-53)

Adye, Thomas, London, carver and sculptor (1730–53). Responsible for the carved mahogany ballot box supplied in 1738 to the Society of Dilettanti for whom he had been appointed sculptor. In 1752 when the Mansion House was being furnished he submitted estimates for lamp stands, looking-glasses and carved brackets. [Gunnis; DEF]

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