Brettingham, Matthew & Lillie, James

London. Between 1756–59 the; architect
Brettingham and the carver and joiner Lillie worked together at Holkham Hall, Norfolk. Brettingham (surprisingly) himself charged for ‘carving 35 chairs, 4 Sophas, 4 Settees, 4 Picture Frames’ in 1759. Lillie worked in various rooms from 1753. [Holkham Estate Office, family deeds 66, quoted Beard, Craftsmen and Interior Decoration, p. 183; C. Life, February 1980, pp. 427–31]