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Duncombe, Richard (1772–85)

Duncombe, Richard

Bedford Ct, Covent Garden, London; upholder, cabinet maker and chairmaker (fl.1772–85)

Supplied furniture to Croome Court, Worcs., for the 6th Earl of Coventry, including on 6 July 1775 a mahogany night table and reading desk, costing £2 18s 6d,’a neat Mahog.  folding or Camp Table table … £2 5s; a Mahog. Wardrobe with Desk draw. £12.’, 12 July ‘A mahogany folding table to the same dimensions as the last… £2 5s’, 1 May 1778 he charged £3 12s for ‘six mahogany camp stools made ‘Peculiarly Strong’ covered with black leather and brass nailed’ and on 21 March 1782 provided ‘a mahogany folding table’ for £2 12s.

Source: DEFM; Beard, ‘Decorators and Furniture Makers at Croome Court’, Furniture History (1993).

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