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Bijar, Robert and Mary

Dublin, Ireland; japanners and wallpaper sellers (fl.1742-69)

Robert Bijar was recorded in Abbey Street, 1742-9, where he died in 1749. He was succeeded by his widow, Mary.

Cooper, Joseph, ‘The Crown & Bowl’, facing St Sepulchre's Church, Snow Hill, London, wood and ivory turner (c. 1760). Trade Card in Heal Coll., BM.

Diller, C. & J., 5 Charlotte St, Covent Gdn, London, manufacturer of dressing boxes, cases, buhl work. Label recorded on dressing box, probably pre-1840, inlaid with mother-of-pearl, pewter etc.

Dobson, Samuel

Dublin, Ireland; carver, gilder and looking glass seller (fl.1750-d.1772)

Doolittle, Robert

Dublin, Ireland; cabinet maker and joiner (fl.1761-1781)

Edwards, Thomas

London; cabinet maker (fl.1832–39)

Egan, James

Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland; cabinet maker (fl.1844-1870)

Fawcett (Faussett), John

Dublin, Ireland; optician, looking glass manufacturer and glass grinder (fl.1737-d.1761)

Hunt, Rebecca

Stafford Street, Dublin, Ireland; upholsterer (f. 1746-54)

Recorded in Stafford Street, near College Green, 1746-54.

Lloyd, Mrs

Dublin, Ireland; japanner (fl.1726)

Nix, George

Covent Garden, London; cabinet maker (fl.1716–51)

Parkin, William, 440 West Strand, London, cutler and dressing case maker (1835). In 1835 claimed to be Cutler and Dressing Case Maker to the King and the Royal Family. [D]

Peote, James

Mr Damant's Street, Strait-bargate, Boston, Lincs., looking-glass, barometer and scientific instrument maker (1792)

Porter, Thomas, London, upholder and cm (1749–68). Son of Thomas Porter of St James, Clerkenwell, Gent. App. to Daniel Woodroffe on 2 January 1739 and free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude, 23 May 1749.

Robinson, Joshua

Dublin, Ireland; japanner (fl.1740-d.1747)

Recorded at College Green, 1740-7.

Strangeway & Taylor, Pall Mall, London (1765). In 1765 supplied to Corsham Court, Wilts., a pair of shagreen and inlaid chests which are now displayed in the Gallery. In 1765 they were described as ‘fine India Dressing boxes’. [V&A archives]

Taverner, Mary

Dublin, Ireland; japanner (fl.1755-58)

Recorded in Aungier Street, 1755-8.

Taverner, Phillip

Dublin, Ireland; japanner (fl.1745-d.1755?)

Recorded in Aungier Street, 1745-55.

Taylor, Thomas, Ileats (or Keats?) Cabing, Huntingdon. On 11 June 1745 supplied the Duke of Gordon with ‘A Larg Cabineat’ costing £7 7s; a chest at £1 18s; a dressing box, £1 1s; and a writing box, £1 1s.

Welsh, James

Dublin, Ireland; japanner, gilder and carver (fl.1748-d.1764)

Apprenticed to Joshua Robinson.