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Fradin, Abraham (1744)

Fradin, Abraham, Haymarket, London, u and cm (1744). Auction announced in Daily Advertiser, 22 October 1744 of the ‘Household Furniture, Stock in Trade and Lease of the late Dwelling-House of Mr. Abraham Fradin, Cabinet-maker, next Door to Mr. Ford's, the Upper End of the Haymarket, St. James's … consisting of Needlework, Mohair and other Beds, Chairs and Window Curtains, large Pier Glasses and Sconces, Marble Tables and Carpets, Bookcases, Cloaths Presses, Chests of Drawers, Tables and other useful Furniture in Walnut Tree and Mahogany, with some valuable Pictures …’. On 11 December another advertisement read: ‘To all Housekeepers, and those who furnish Lodgings, this Day the 11th Instant will be sold by Hand cheap, all the remaining Sconces, Pier and Chimney Glasses … the useful Cabinets, Buroes, Chairs, Furniture … Marble Tables … belonging to the late shop of Mr. Abraham Fraden, Upholsterer and Cabinet Maker, Three Doors above Panton Street in the Haymarket…’.

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