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Columbani, Placido (1795)

Columbani, Placido, 33 Dorset St, Portman Sq., London, carver and gilder (1795). Supplied two gilt frames, one new, for 11s to Lord Howard of Audley End. Also seems to have carried out architectural design work and surveying for this patron; also did plasterwork at Mount Clare, Surrey; Ickworth, Suffolk; and Downhill, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. [Essex RO, D/DBy/A53/12; Hussey, English Country Houses: MidGeorgian, p. 240; C. Life, 6 January 1950]

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