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Freame (1800-1825)

Freame

Worcester, Worcestershire; cabinet makers, upholsterers, auctioneers and appraisers (fl. c. 1800-1825)

Two early 19th-century trade cards give addresses at 11 Goose Lane and 52 High Street. The first, probably slightly earlier, shows a Klismos chair, a bed with a pediment bearing a Classical urn, and a bureau bookcase.

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The trade card of FREAME Cabinet, Upholstery AND FANCY CHAIR MANUFACTURER, No 52 High St.WORCESTER, c. 1810 [Heal,28.72]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

The second card is embellished with splendid draped curtains across two windows, two chairs and a Classical sofa.

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Trade card of A and C FREAME Cabinet, Upholstery AND FANCY CHAIR MANUFACTURER, No 11 Goose Lane WORCESTER, c. 1815 [Heal,28.73]. © The Trustees of the British Museum 

On 8 December 1823 Freame of Worcester supplied Nicholas Pearse of Loughton Hall, Essex, and Marylebone, London, with a portable bidet costing £3. [Essex Record Office, D/DHt A1/3]. Probably Charles or T. Freame.

Source: DEFM

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