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Bernardeau, Daniel (1750-53)

Bernardeau, Daniel, at ‘Ye Golden Coffee Mill’ in St Martin's Ct, near Leicester Fields, London, hardwood turner and oval frame maker (c. 1750–53). His trade card, embellished with a frame of foliate scrolls, flower swags, and trellis centring on a mask, reads, ‘Dan1. Bernardeau, Late Apprentice to Mr. Storer at Snow Hill—Makes all Sorts of Fine Bowling Green Bowls of which he has great Choice at his Shop at ye GOLDEN COFFEE-MILL … NB. Likewise Makes all Sorts of Fine Mahogany Stands for China Dishes & Turns all Sorts of Oval Frames &c.’ [Heal] Mr Bernardeau, turner, carried out work at Felbrigg, Norfolk, being paid £2 12s 6d on 11 January 1753. [Norfolk RO, Felbrigg papers, WKC 6/37]

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.