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Duffour, Joseph (1737-57)

Duffour, Joseph, London, frame maker, carver and gilder (1737–57). Recorded at Berwick St in 1752. Took app. named Cook in 1743. In 1737 supplied Frederick, Prince of Wales, with a set of twelve frames, costing £97 7s. Provided carved and gilt picture frames to Petworth House, Sussex, between 1752–57. [S of G, app. index; Duchy of Cornwall office, Prince of Wales accounts, vol. 7, pp. 195–96; Apollo, May 1977, p. 362; C. Life, 25 September 1980, p. 1030] Possibly the predecessor of William Duffour. See René and William Duffour.

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