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Bradburn(e), John (1750–d. 1781)

Bradburne held the Royal Warrant of ‘Upholsterer to his Majesty and Cabinet-Maker to the Great Wardrobe’ and was responsible for supplying considerable quantities of furniture and furnishings to the Royal Household between 1764 and 1777. His…

Fearnley, John (1757–63)

Advertised in Newcastle Journal, 11–18 June 1757 that he was from London, and made ‘chimney-pieces in marble, wood and stone; frames for pictures, looking-glasses and marble slabs; chandeliers, girandoles,…

Goodison, Benjamin (c. 1700–67)

Benjamin Goodison first comes to notice on 7 September 1719 when he signed for money for ‘my master’ James Moore from the Duchess of Marlborough. [BL, Add. MS 61354, f.76; Ian Caldwell in The Antique Collector, May 1986, p. 96] Further on 1 April 1720 he…

Gosset, Isaac (b. 1713–d. 1799)

Sixth son of Jean Gosset and probably born in St Helier, Jersey. One of the best and most noted of the 18th-century wax modellers who worked for the Royal Family and a distinguished list of clients. For this aspect see Gunnis. Also active as a frame…

Hervé, François (1781–96)

While François Hervé is known to have worked for the most fashionable and fastidious patrons, such as the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Devonshire and Earl Spencer, he still remains a shadowy figure. His name is virtually absent from the London directories…

Jean, Peter Dominique (1764–1807)

As Jean Dominique, he is recorded in the Royal Household accounts and Jourdain, Regency Furniture trading at Marshall St as a gilder and founder, 1783/95. An important supplier of fine mounts to the leading London furniture makers of his day. On 20…

Langlois, Pierre (1759–81)

Pierre Langlois was one of the leading cm in London in the 1760s and 1770s. He produced a wide range of furniture in the French manner, specializing in commodes in the Louis XV and Louis XVI styles decorated with floral marquetry…

Marshall, John (1793–1840)

Addresses given at 21 Gerrard St, Soho, 1794– 1808; and 31 Soho Sq., 1811–40. Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793; and named in his list of master cabinet makers in his Cabinet Dictionary, 1803, to which he also…

Nix, George (1744–51)

Information about George Nix is somewhat sparse. In 1716 he is described as ‘citizen and joiner’ and recorded taking app. named Edward, son of Edward Halfhide, citizen and joiner, on 15 August for a payment of £15. On 24 April 1718 he took Theo Martinoff…

Vulliamy, Benjamin L., Messrs & Son (1807–16)

Messrs Vulliamy & Son of 74 Pall Mall, are named in George IV's accounts repairing clocks and chandeliers, and supplying various stands and plinths including in 1807, ‘An elegant writing stand made of red Saunders wood …