A Descriptive Catalogue Of Coade's Artificial Stone Manufactory, At King's Arms Stairs, Narrow-Wall, Lambeth: Opposite White-hall Stairs. With Prices Affixed. Consisting Of, I. Statues. II. Busts. III. Vases. IV. Pedestals. V. Capitals. VI. Frizes. VII. fascias. VIII. panels and Tablets. IX. Medallions. X. Pateras for Elevations from 30 to 40 Feet. XI. Ditto from 20 to 30 Feet. XII. Pateras for Elevations from 10 to 20 Feet. XIII. Ditto of 10 Feet and under. XIV. Coats of Arms. XV. Imposts. XVI. Key-Stones. XVII. Architraves. XVIII. Rustics. XIX. Pinnacles. XX. Balusters. XXI. Balls and Feet. XXII. Chimney Tops. XXIII. Piers. XXIV. Consoles. XXV. Sepulchral Ornaments. XXVI. Chimney-Pieces. XXVII. Pieces of Furniture and various ornaments. XXVIII. Ornaments to fix on Stone or Wood. XXIX. Wood Chimney-Pieces with Stone Ornaments. With an Appendix. -
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The use of Coade stone is surveyed in A. Kelly, Mrs. Coade's stone (1990).
N. Penny, The Materials Of Sculpture (1993), p.188-9.
T. Clifford, 'John Bacon [senior] and the manufacturers', in Apollo, 122 (1985), p.288-304.
Coade stone was very widely used, and examples may be seen not only in London and Britain (e.g. Buckingham Palace, Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich) but also in Washington DC (Octagon), Rio de Janeiro (Zoo) and elsewhere.
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Catalogues - Great Britain - 18th century