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Hunter, William (1755-1760)

Hunter, William

in Token House Yard, near the Royal Exchange, London; upholder and appraiser (fl. 1755–c. 1760)

Rococo trade card, c. 1760, states that he ‘Makes after the Newest Fashion all sorts of Four Post & Standing Beds. Likewise Sells all sorts of Upholstery & Cabinet Goods… Feather Beds, Chairs, Tables, Glasses, Bureaus, Chests of Drawers, Turkey, Persia & Wilton Carpets, Quilts, Blankets, Damasks, Harrateens &c. Also Variety of Paper Hangings, Furniture, Checks, Flannells, Swanskins & Bayes. NB. Funerals Furnish'd Publick or Private [Ambrose Heal].

A William Hunter subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

Source: DEFM

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