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Oakey, — (1819)

Oakey, —, Liverpool, cm (1819). On 10 December 1819 Messrs Taylor & Pinnington advertised the coming sale of Oakey's utensils and stock ‘on the Premises 25 Tarleton-street Church-street’. This consisted of ‘lofty Four-post Bedsteads with carved, reeded, twisted & pannelled Feet-posts, Sideboards, Wardrobes, Chests of Drawers, set of Patent Dining-tables, Sets of Trafalgar & other Chairs, Loo, Library, Sofa, Card, Pembroke, Bagatelle, Work, Reading & Dressingtables, Gardevines, Portable Desks, Hall Chairs, Sofa covered with Hair-cloth, Washtands, Gentlemen's enclosed ditto, Canterburys, Music-stools, Draught-boards, Tea caddies etc: Chimney & large-sized Dressing-glasses, handsome Brussels, Venetian & Kidderminster Carpets, Hearth-rugs, about 20 pairs of Blankets, a quantity of fashionable Room Paper etc: also a quantity of Tools, Benches’. [Liverpool Mercury, 10 December 1819]

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