17 November 2016
A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY LAZY SUSAN
BY JOHN EARNSHAW, CIRCA 1830
With a radially veneered circular platform, labelled to the underside 'JOHN EARNSHAW / Joiner, Cabinet Maker and / UPHOLSTERER / Borough Gate, OTLEY'
34 in. (87 cm.) diameter
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The partnership of Earnshaw & Heptonstall is listed in C. Gilbert, Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660 - 1840, Leeds, 1986, p.264, at Kirkburton, Yorks, in 1834, though John Earnshaw is not listed individually at the Otley address.
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