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Anning, John (1829–40)

Married a Miss Reader of Lyme in December 1829. Inscription recorded on drawer of mahogany bow-front toilet mirror: ‘Mr. John Anning Cabinet maker Lyme 1833 Dorset’. [D; Exeter Flying Post, 10 December 1829]

Ballard, J. (c. 1760)

A small mahogany toilet mirror has a trade label on the back describing Ballard's trade: ‘Cleans, Repairs, or Varnishes old Paintings, & silvers Looking Glasses. House Painting and Paper Hanging Executed after the…

Bell, Philip (1758–74)

Successor to Elizabeth Bell and almost certainly her son. His father was probably Henry Bell who also traded at the same address. For a time he traded in partnership with Elizabeth Bell but appears to have been in sole charge by 1758. Initially he used…

Bray, Frederick (1839)

[D] Mahogany toilet mirror recorded bearing his label.

Brown, John (1718–68)

Son of Richard Brown of Chipping Norton, Oxon., tallow chandler. App. to John James on 28 March 1718 and free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude, 6 October 1725. About 1728 he took over the premises in St Paul's Churchyard at the sign of ‘The Walnut Tree…

Clark, John (1823)

In 1823 in Crown Sq. A mahogany tea caddy, cross banded, with brass paw feet and ring handle was sold by Phillips (Leeds), 20 October 1982. In style it looked c. 1820 and bore the trade label of this maker featuring…

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. Pembroke St.’ also…

Hutton, William (1828–36)

Addresses given at 93 High St, c.1815–20, and no. 102 in 1829. Advertised in North Devon Journal, 8 October 1829 stating ‘that he is removed from his late residence to No. 102, the House late-occupied by Mr. R. GRIBBLE, in High Street, where he solicits a…

Mortimer, F. J

George III mahogany easel toilet mirror recorded, with oval plate raised on shaped trestle supports, bearing label on back. [Sotheby's, 9 November 1973, lot 51]

Oakley, George (1773–1840)

The firm of George Oakley produced stylish furniture in the Grecian taste during the decades spanning the turn of the 19th century, and was one of the pioneers of ‘Buhl’ inlay, a form of decoration that regained popularity during the early years of the…