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Brumfield (or Bro(o)mfield), Philip (1661-67)

Brumfield (or Bro(o)mfield), Philip, London, carver and gilder to the Crown (1661–67). Recorded in the Royal Household accounts between 1662–67 supplying furniture for Hampton Court and Whitehall Palace, including ‘sixe Sheilds all Gilt with burnish gold’; ‘Stooles Crimson and gould gilt with burnish gold’; ‘very Large Stands richly carved & gilt with burnish gold’; and numerous carved gilt sconces and ‘X gilt Brannches’. [PRO, LC 5/39–40; Conn., January 1934, p. 22; April 1934, p. 226; September 1938, p. 125; R. W. Symonds, Furniture-making in 17th and 18th Century England, p. 142]

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