James Newton

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James Newton (1773-1821)

Upholder and cabinet maker, trained in the celebrated workshops of Lawrence Fell & William Turton - business rivals of the great Thomas Chippendale - and, in the tradition of ambitious men, married the daughter of the latter, which in part accounts for his meteoric rise to prominence; executing commissions, inter alia, for Matthew Boulton at Soho House, the Earl of Jersey at Osterley, and Sir Gilbert Heathcote; familiar with the fashions of the Regency period, he is listed as a subscriber to Thomas Sheraton’s 1803 ‘Cabinet Dictionary’; a pair of chairs with close concordances to a design of Thomas Hope’s Household Furniture’ (plate 22), and bearing his label may be viewed at the Royal Pavilion Brighton. 

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MR JAMES NEWTON (c.1773-c.1821)
Rare Fine Pair of Regency Hall Chairs
An rare and unusual fine pair of early Regency mahogany klismos hall chairs of exceptional quality, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster and London. ...
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MR JAMES NEWTON (c.1773-c.1821)
Regency Period Marble and Gilt Regency Work Table
A Rare Regency Period Work Table Attributable to James Newton Of free standing form, constructed from goncalo alves and ebony, in part ebonised...
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