William Moore worked for many years for the London cabinet-makers Mayhew & Ince before setting up his own business in Dublin, Ireland, in circa 1782. His marquetry inlay is of superior quality.

Literature: Desmond Fitzgerald, Georgian Furniture, 1969, item 108.
Geoffrey Beard and Christopher Gilbert, The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, 1986, p. 622.
F. Lewis Hinckley, Metropolitan Furniture of the Georgian Years, 1988, p. 164, illus. 270.
F. Lewis Hinckley, The More Significant Georgian Furniture, 1990, p. 82, figs. 139-40.
The Knight of Glin, Irish Furniture, 2007, pp. 162-6.
Illustrated:
Rosemary Jinks, ‘William Moore’s work in Dublin’, thesis paper, The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, May 1992, no page number.


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