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Aizdu Bamboo Co.

London; bamboo furniture manufacturer (fl.1894-96)

The Austrian Bentwood Furniture Co.

London; bentwood furniture makers (fl.1881-92)

Baker, Samuel

7 Mott Street, Birmingham; bamboo furniture manufacturer (fl.1905)

Source: Walkling, Antique Bamboo Furniture (1979).

Bastendorff, Peter & Co.; Bastendorff, Severin; Bastendorff, Sidney

4 Euston Square & 23 Harrington Street, Hampstead Road, London; cabinet maker, bamboo furniture manufacturer (fl.1881-1903)

Beckwith, John, 5 Rathbone Pl., Oxford St, London, upholder and cm (1806–16). Also recorded at 8 Stangate St, Lambeth, in 1808. Trade card [Banks Coll., BM] shows Grecian sofa and elaborate draped window pelmet, and reads ‘from St. Martin's Lane’.

Biffin, James, St Pancras, Chichester, Sussex, chairmaker and turner (1826–32). In partnership with John and Charles Biffin in East Gate in 1832. [D] Chair of imitation bamboo, c. 1800, recorded inscribed ‘J. BIFFIN’. [V & A archives]

Binder, William, Marylebone Rd, London, cm and u (c. 1830). Upholstered easy chair with simulated bamboo frame recorded bearing label.

Cawley & Co; Antique & Foreign Furniture Co.

Great Eastern Street, London; bamboo furniture & cabinet manufacturers, carvers, upholsterers (fl.1876-1892)

Chapman, G. H.

33 Cannon Street, London; art furniture manufacturer & merchant, cabinet maker, garden furniture maker (fl.1885-1886)

Edson, John, London, chairmaker, cm and u (1794–1819). Trading at 28 Berwick St, 1794–96, and 74 Titchfield St, Fitzroy Sq., 1806–19.

Englander & Searle

34 Great Eastern Street & 24, 31 & 33 Mare Street, Hackney, London; bamboo furniture manufacturer (fl.1898-1904)

Fortier, Ursin

London; bamboo furniture maker (fl.c.1880-1900)

Fust, O.

1 Gloucester Street, High Street, Camden Town, London; art bamboo furniture maker (fl.1882)


Lancaster and London; cabinet makers and upholsterers (fl.c.1730–after 1840)

Gilney, Christopher, Castle Ditches, Norwich, cm (1793–1806). First recorded in 1793 as a subscriber to Sheraton's Drawing Book.

Graham, Joseph & partners

London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–1829)

Harden, G. B., Queen St and/or St Ann's, Manchester, u and cm (1810–11). Submitted bill to Sir John Leicester of Tabley House, Cheshire, on 12 November 1810, totalling £23 8s 6d and paid on 9 May 1811.

Hopkins, William, Greek St, Soho, London. On 12 November 1802 supplied the Prince of Wales with a ‘very neat Etruscan Japand Chinese Lanthorn’, with imitation bamboo canes and canopy top with twelve brass bells.