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Ashburnham House, 59, 70 Audley End, 54 Backgammon, fashion for, 301 Bailey's "British Directory," 336 " Banister-back " chair, 170 " Bar-back " sofa, 184, 200, 323 Barry, Sir Charles, 54 Bartolozzi, 10, 34, 317 Bathurst, Earl of, 90 " Batty Langley " Gothic, 53 Beauclerk, Topham, 98 Bed-posts, Hepplewhite's designs for, 136 Bedrooms, furniture of, in 18th Century, 279

Beech, largely employed for chairs in

Hepplewhite period, 142 Black, Adam, 215 Bolton House, 70, 83 " Bonheur-du-jour," 204 " Bossi-work," 65, 66, 69, 70 Bowood, 51, 56

Brass, composition of, in 18th Century, 92, 95

Broad Street, Sheraton's house in, 217 Brussels Exhibition, fire at, 268 Buckingham House, 25 Bute, Earl of, n, 99

"Cabinet Dictionary" of Sheraton, 214,

252, 327, 347, 353, 354 Cabinet-makers, adaptation of Adam details by, 16 " Cabinet-Makers and Upholsterers' Guide," see " Guide " ,, ,, Encyclopaedia of Sher aton, 215, 216 ,, ,, London Hook of

Prices," see " London Hook of Prices "

"Cabriole chairs," described by Hepplewhite, 170, 194

Carlton House, 2, 14, 232, 347

"Carlton House" table, 232, 252, 338,

339, 347 Carter, 12, 15, 80, 86 Casement, W., 217 Cassillis, Earl of, 90

Castors, original 18U1 Century, describeĀ« T74

Chairmakers distinct from joiners in 18th

Century, 167 Chambers, Sir William, 25 Child, Robert, 25, 81

Chimney-pieces, Robert Adam's designs for, 52

"Chinese Taste," revival of, in late 18U1

Century, 315 Chippendale, Haig & Co., 77 Chippendale, Thomas, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 23, 61, 62, 80, 91, 121, 122, 124, 125, 142, 157, 197, 200, 201, 216, 217, 221, 251, 262, 279 Cipriani, G. P., 11, 25, 34, 69, 80, 143, 315 Classification of furniture under definite styles ; inadequacy of, 119 Clerisseau, Charles Louis, accompanies

Robert Adam to Italy, 10 Clockmakers' Company, 331 Clouston, Mr. R. S., 102, 329 Coker Court, 319

" Collared-toe " of Heppl< .Lite furniture,

145, 149 Columbani, Placido, 11 Composition-work, 11, 14

M ,, logical necessity of, with work of Adam, 13 Country towns, importance of, in 18th Century, in making of furniture, 178 Coventry, Earl of, 91 Crunden, John,12, 15,105,217 Cylinder-fall bureaux, 140 l)avies Street, Sheraton's house in, 217 Day-beds, late 18th Century, 323 Design books, 18th Century, importance of draughtsmanship in, 120 Design hooks, 18th ( entury, methods of examination of, 120 Diocletian, exploration of ruins of palace of, by Robert Adam, 10, 51

Diocletian, " Ruins of Palace of," 1764, 54

" Director," Chippendale's, 101, 104, 120, 167, 210, 221, 251

Drapers' Company, 47

" Drawing Book," Sheraton's, 103, 124,

245, 268, 279, 283, 309, 324. 347 Subscribers to, 220, 221 ,, difficulties with, 223, 224

Dressing-fables ; enclosed type, 283 Dundas, Sir Lawrence, 85

,, furniture of iSth Century, forgeries of, see " Forgeries "

Engravers of furniture designs in iSth Century, limitations of, 121

Etruria works of Wedgwood, 105, 109

" Eyre-wood," see " Harewood "

Fairholt's " Costume in England," 288

" Famine Years " of 1795-1803, 348

Fenders, pierced, 91, 92, 95

Fielding, Henry, " Joseph Andrews," 201

Forgeries of 18th Century furniture described, 358, 359, 360," 361

French fashions in England, change in,

  • paramount in 1765-90, 201
  • foot, 136, 149, 153, 267

Gawthorp, afterwards Harewood, see Harewood House

" Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, " sec " Director "

(iibbs, James, 52

Gillows, of Lancaster, character of furniture of, 340, 341, 347

  • connection with Ro bert Adam exa-amined, 329
  • Cost-books of, 328,
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