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Catignou, James (1695)

Catignou, James

London?; sconce maker (fl. 1695)

Working with Nicholas Pic. Catignou supplied four pairs of glass sconces, four pairs of gilt double sockets etc. for £97 4s and a further three great sconces for £75 for Queen Mary’s apartments at Kensington Palace, c. 1695.

Sources: DEFM; Murdoch, ‘Jean, René and Thomas Pelletier, A Huguenot Family of Carvers and Gilders in England 1682-1726, Part II’, The Burlington Magazine (vol. 140).

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