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Arbuthnot, Philip, Villers St, Strand, London, cm, japanner and looking-glass seller (1702–27). One of the most fashionable furniture suppliers of the first decades of the 18th century.
Beck, Arnold Frederick, Glassonbury St, Long Acre, London, cm and musical instrument maker (1763–77). Insured his household goods and stock for £150 and wearing apparel for £50 on 2 August 1763. [GL, ref. 201685, p.
Belongaro (or Bolongaro), Dominic, Manchester, carver, gilder, print seller, ladies’ repository for fancy painting, barometer and looking-glass maker (1817–40). Trading at 2 Old Millgate, 1817–32; 32 Market St in 1839; and 14 Market St in 1840.
Bennet(t), Samuel, ‘at the Sign of the Cabinet’, Lothbury, London, cm (c. 1695–d. 1741).
Bertram, William, 100 Dean St, Soho, London, u (1839). [D] Brass-inlaid mahogany kneehole desk in French style recorded in private collection with stamped name and address on edge of central drawer.
Bream(e) (or Braem), Jasper, London, inlayer and cm (1684–d. c. 1696). Trading in St Clement Danes parish before 1696.
Bullock, George, Liverpool and London, cm (b. 1777/78– d. 1818).
Burrough(s) (or Borough(s)), John, at ‘Ye Looking Glass’, Cornhill, London, cm and looking-glass maker (1662–c. 1690). An account dated 17 June 1662 survives, totalling £60 11s, made out to ‘Mr. Clayton and Mr.
Butler, Jos., Tattenhall, Cheshire, cm (1814). Signed and dated in marquetry the door of an oak housekeeper's cupboard with marquetry inlay, now at the Grosvenor Museum, Chester.
Butler, Thomas, London, cm and u (1787–1814). Initially took employment as an attorney's clerk and was a part-time nonconformist minister at a chapel in Hitchin, Herts.
Chippendale, Thomas snr, London, cm (b. 1718–d. 1779).
Cobb, John, 72 St Martin's Lane, London, u and cm (c. 1715– 78). John Cobb was presumably the one of that name put app. in 1729 to Tim Money, a Norwich u, for £45. [GL, Boyd's app. lists, vol. VI, p.
Curtis, John, Wisbech, Cambs., cm, u and chairmaker (1768–1824).
Dutton, H. (or M.), address unrecorded, inlayer (c. 1770). Signed a marquetry panel on a commode attributed to P. Langlois. [Burlington, June 1980, p. 416]
Focan, —, address unrecorded. Top of a marquetry commode in the Royal Collection attributed to Pierre Langlois. c. 1765, is inscribed ‘FOCAN’, presumably a specialist inlayer. [Conn., vol. 179, 1972, p. 187]
Fuhrlohg, Christopher, 24 Tottenham Ct Rd, between Percy St and Hanaway Yd, 22 Gerard St, and 12 Gt Russell St, Bloomsbury, London, cm, inlayer and u (b. c. 1740–d. after 1787). Christopher Fuhrlohg came from a Swiss family which emigrated to Sweden.
Granger, Hugh, ‘The Carved Angel’, Aldermanbury, London, cm (1692–1706). In 1692 was churchwarden of St Mary's Church, Aldermanbury.
Haupt, Georg, resident in London 1767 or 1768–69, cm (b. 1741–d. 1784). Georg Haupt was born in Stockholm on 10 August 1741.
Hicks, J., Lower Pembroke St, London. Mahogany easel toilet mirror recorded with rectangular plate and pierced swanneck pediment, the frame stamped ‘J. Hicks, Pembroke Street’. The stamp of ‘J. Hicks, 5 Lr.
Hollister, John, Bristol, cm (1650– beyond 1696). Son of John Hollister, mason; app. to Thomas Fry, joiner, on 16 August 1650. Made a burgess of Bristol on 1 October 1657.
Hunt, Philip, ‘the Looking Glass & Cabinet’, East end St Paul's Churchyard, London, u and cm, (c. 1690). His trade card takes an unusual form.
Jensen, Gerrit, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1680–d. 1715). Gerrit Jensen, whose name occurs in the Lord Chamberlain's accounts spelt in fourteen different ways (sometimes anglicized as plain Garrard Johnson), has been called ‘the English Boulle’.
Knight, Joseph, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Tunbridge-ware manufacturer (1786–94). Label recording him as ‘Tunbridge-Ware Maker to Her Majesty’ known on oval harewood tea caddy with marquetry of flowers and leaves.
Langlois, Pierre, 39 Tottenham Ct Rd, London, cm (1759–81). Pierre Langlois was one of the leading cm in London in the 1760s and 1770s.
Linnell, John, London, cm, u and carver (1729–d. 1796). John Linnell was the eldest son of William Linnell and his wife, Mary Butler. He was probably trained as a furniture maker in his father's workshop although he was not formally app.