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Summerscales, John (1815)

Summerscales, John

Lincoln, Lincs.; cabinet- and clock case-maker (fl. c. 1815).

Two examples of his clock cases are known, identified by his printed label inside the trunk. Both labels read ‘J. Summerscales CABINET AND CLOCK-CASE-MAKER’ LINCOLN’, one label is also inscribed in ink ‘No. 492’ and the other ‘No. 481’ (illus. Jones, Regional Furniture (1993), figs 106 & 107).

Source: Jones, ‘An Anthology of Regional Furniture with Maker's Identification’, Regional Furniture (1993).