Goddard, John

Goddard, John

(gŏd`ərd), 1724–85, American furniture maker, b. Dartmouth, Mass. He worked in Newport, R.I., and is recognized as having been one of the finest cabinetmakers in early America. Examples of his work are rare. He is noted for his stately pieces, especially secretaries, on which he developed the blockfront design, often surmounted by finely executed carvings in a shell motif.
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OPENING JOY: Celebrating the opening are, left to right, Prof Graham Henderson, Peter Chester, Goddard, John Coulthard, and students Jasmine Craggs, Diane Baird and Antonia-Lee Collantine Gary Groom, principal, Peter Chester, Sir William Turner Foundation governor and John Coulthard, chairman of the board of governors
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The Cat and the Canary'' (1939) - Paulette Goddard, John Beal.