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Beville, Francis (1813-39)

Beville, Francis, 48 Wells St, Oxford St, London, u (1813–39). Four late 17th-century armchairs and three reproductions at Ham House were covered in blue and gold velvet by Beville whose label, inscribed ‘Francis Beville June 8th 1813’, was discovered tucked into the webbing of one. He may have made the copies. [D; Furn. Hist., 1974, pl. 3]

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