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Hatt, John (1759-79)

Hatt, John, Aldersgate St, London, cm, chairmaker and glass grinder (1759–79). Trading at no. 23, 1767–73; and no. 142, 1774–79. Rococo trade card, 1759, gives address at ‘The Blue Ball & Artichoke’, Aldersgate St, and states that Hatt is successor to John Arrowsmith, and ‘Makes & Sells all Sorts of Comodes & Book Cases, Desk & Book Cases, Library Cases, Chests of Drawers, Cloaths Presses, Bedsteads, Comodes, Dressing & Tea Tables & all manner of Chairs & Cabinet work. Likewise does Upholstery work in the neatest manner. Also Blinds for Windows & Spring Curtains, Looking Glasses of all Sorts, Coach Glasses & Lanthorns. Variety of Gothic & Chinese work in Chairs & Cabinet furniture made up and Sold Wholesale and Retail at very reasonable Rates, & for Exportation. NB. Funerals Furnishd.’ [D; Heal]

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