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Hick, Joseph (1817-1837)

Hick, Joseph

Leeds, Yorkshire; carver and gilder, varnish maker, furniture japanner, sign and ornamental painter (fl. 1817–37)

Recorded at 56 Mill Hill in 1817; 9 West Bar, 1828–34 and 12 Westbar in 1837.

His trade card gives Mill Hill address and reads: ‘Imitations of Wood & Marble. Old Bed & Window Cornices, Wash Stands, Dressing Tables, Chairs &c repainted to any Colour & Varnished to look equal to new. Sofas, Chaise &c Stained in Imitation of Rosewood. India Cabinets repaired & imitated. Bronzing &c. Ladies Work Boxes & Screens neatly Varnished & Polished’ [Landauer Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY].

Possibly Hick.

Source: DEFM

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