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Evans, Phineas (1727-47)

Evans, Phineas, at ‘The Fleece’, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm (1727–47). Submitted a bill to Burghley House, Stamford, dated 1727–28, for ‘Three sconces Carved and Guilt in Gold with a Trebble Branch to each at £14. 14s. per sconce — £44. 2. 0.’ The three mirror sconces are still at Burghley, but the other seven items on the bill have not been identified. [C. Life, 29 August 1974, pp. 562–64] Advertised house to let, Daily Advertiser, 6 April 1744. Named in contemporary newspapers, 1744–47. [Heal]

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