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Edson, John (1794-1819)

Edson, John, London, chairmaker, cm and u (1794–1819). Trading at 28 Berwick St, 1794–96, and 74 Titchfield St, Fitzroy Sq., 1806–19. Possibly the maker of a set of ten parcel gilt and white painted chairs with caned seats, tapering ‘bamboo’ legs, and X-shaped stretchers; attributed in design to James Wyatt, and stamped ‘I.E.’ or ‘J.E.’ [D; Sotheby's, 2 April 1971, lot 76]

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