White, John & Son

Chichester, Sussex; cabinet maker, upholder and auctioneer(1792–1840)
At East St, 1792–1802 where the business traded as John White. A number of pieces of furniture with trade labels attached give this address. Items include a mahogany secretairechest, a mahogany chest of drawers and two clothes presses. One of these is in mahogany and satinwood, the doors painted with oval rustic scenes and with Neo-classical sprandrel ornaments and a Gothic drip cornice. By 1804 in North St, trading as John White & Son. [D; Furn. Hist., 1976; Christie's, 7 July 1983, lot 100]