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Broad, —, address unrecorded, ‘Carvers & Gilders, Picture Frame & Looking Glass Manufacturers, Etc.’ Pair of gilded George II-style console tables from Linton Park recorded bearing label. [Christie's, 2–3 October 1961, lot 134]

Clay, Henry

Birmingham and London; japanner and papier-mâché manufacturer (fl.1772–d. 1812)

Coade, Eleanor and her successors, London (1769–c. 1840). Eleanor Coade (b. 1733–d. 1821) made an artificial stone at Narrow Wall, Lambeth, which so successfully imitated natural limestone that it has been mistaken for it ever since.

Cobb, John

72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)

Disney, John, York or Wakefield, cm (c. 1760).

Ellis & Owen

Aberystwyth, Wales; slate furniture makers (fl.1866-75)

Johnson, Thomas

London, Liverpool and Dublin; carver, gilder and designer (b. 1723–d. 1799)

Martin, E. J., Northgate, Darlington, Co. Durham, carver and gilder (c.1835). Label in ornamental frame recorded on a gilt dolphin console table of late Regency date in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard, Massachusetts. [Acc. No. 1943, 1482]

Mercer, George, near Cavendish Sq., London, carver (1740–80). According to Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors, p. 258, he was a subscriber to Kent's Designs of Inigo Jones, and was employed at Longford Castle in 1740.

Merlin, John Joseph, London (b. 1735–d.1803). A very versatile ‘ingenious mechanic’, born in Belgium, who came to England in 1760.

Minter, George, London, cm, u, bath and wheel chairmaker (1829–54). Addresses given at 26 Princes St, Haymarket, 1829–31; 33 Gerrard St, Soho, 1835–50; also 51 Frith St, Soho, 1850–54.

Pocock, William

London; cabinet maker and upholder (b. 1750–1825)

Pugh, —, address unknown, carver (1719–39). Employed at Holkham Hall, Norfolk where in 1719 he supplied a large pillar glass and three chimney glasses at a cost of £64.

Strahan, Robert; Robert Strahan & Co.

Dublin, Ireland; cabinet maker, upholsterer, auctioneer and undertaker (fl.1776-1969)