Ince & Mayhew (fl. 1759 - 1803)
A George III inlaid satinwood and holly commode, one of an important pair by Mayhew and Ince, with moulded border to the rectangular top, fitted with a slide and door below enclosing shelves, the door inlaid and etched with classical vases and floral sprays, laural wrethes to each side, on a banded ground, the frieze with a rosette and key pattern, the tops with stylised circular floral medallion; with glass top. See also National Trust Inventory Number 170941.2
Invoiced by Messrs. Mayhew and Ince on 15th August 1765. Loaned to The National Trust by The Croome Heritage Trust in December 2007.
Makers and roles
Ince & Mayhew (fl. 1759 - 1803), furniture maker
Coleridge, 2000: A.Coleridge. “English furniture supplied for Croome Court: Robert Adam and the 6th Earl of Coventry.” Apollo February (2000): pp.8-19., p.11, plates 6 - 7 Coleridge, Anthony Chippendale furniture 1968., pl. 119 Musgrave, 1966: C. Musgrave, Adam and Hepplewhite Furniture. London: 1966., pl. 119