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Disney, John (1760)

Disney, John, York or Wakefield, cm (c. 1760). In the archives of Nostell Priory, Yorks., there is a design for a console table with caryatid supports inscribed on the back ‘John Disney — £4.10.0.’ The somewhat naive perspective and unsatisfactory scale of the female heads suggests a local cm. [Furn. Hist., 1974, pl. 14B]

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