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Butt, Samuel (1700-10)

Butt, Samuel, ‘at the Greyhound and Hat, on the East End of St. Paul's Church-Yard, near Cheapside corner, Makes and Sells all sorts of the Best Cabinet and Looking Glass Work at the cheapest Rates’ (c. 1700–10). So reads label in drawer of walnut tallboy of two tiers, four drawers in the lower section and six above, on later bun feet (Fig. 3). [Phillips of Hitchen (Antiques) Ltd, 1980, Exhib. of beds and bedroom furniture, 1700–1830; V & A archives refs N6083, F3004; C. Life, 3 December 1981, supplement, p. 74; Conn., May 1981, p. 74; Burlington, June 1980; Antique Collecting, May 1980, p. 27, fig. 23]

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