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Dallain, Isaac (1768-82)

Dallain, Isaac, London, carver and gilder (1768–82). Recorded in partnership with R. Harding at 7 Berwick St in 1782 as ‘successors to Mr. Gossett’. Dallain worked for Sir Gilbert Heathcote between 1768–72, ‘gilding 7 frames in Oyl Gold’, £3 6s; supplying ‘2 Glass frames for North End, Fulham’, £30; ‘a large pier Glass frame to the End of the Great Room’, £66, possibly at Normanton Park; ‘gilding 4 festoons between the windows’; and providing looking-glasses totalling £429 8s. On 22 July 1782 Dallain & Harding received 12s for ‘two small ovals in burnish gold with glasses’; and on 9 October, £2 17s for ‘a frame with a Frett 2½ wide burnish gold’ with a plate glass. [Lincoln RO, 2 ANC/D/30 and 35]

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