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Faucon, James (1731-32)

Faucon, James, London, cm and glass-grinder (1731–32). An advertisement appeared 119 times in the Daily Post, between 16 February 1731 and 26 September 1732, announcing the sale of ‘goods of the noted Mr. James Faucon at Surnam's Great House in Soho Square’. The goods included ‘several dozen of the newest fashioned wallnut tree chairs covered with velvet, Damask and black Spanish leather’, and various types of chairs, settees and chairbeds. [Conn., February and June 1933, pp. 89–90; Harris, Old English Furniture, p. 21]

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.