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Chippendale, Thomas snr (b. 1718–d. 1779)

Enjoys an international reputation as author of The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director and is often described as ‘the Shakespeare of English furniture makers’: his career and achievements have been researched in depth and his name is now…

Turner (or Turno(u)r), Thomas (1721–48)

Trade card and contemporary newspapers record him at ‘The Two Golden Balls’, near James St, 1746–48. [Heal] Sale of his entire stock on leaving off trade announced in General Advertiser, 19 November 1746. Stock consisted of ‘all sorts of very neat …

Walter, Joseph (1771–93)

Advertised his stock in the Bath Journal, 2 September 1771 which included sedan chairs. Free 1778. Supplied c.1771 thirteen rout benches for the Assembly Rooms, and received payment of £240 10s for 16 settees. In…

Wilcocks, J (1833)

In February 1833 his stock and household furniture was auctioned for the benefit of his creditors. This included ‘a handsome zebra wood circular table, pair of handsome zebra wood card tables, zebra wood pier table, painted…