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Ferguson, John (1687-92)

Ferguson, John, address unrecorded, cm or furniture dealer (1687–92). In 1690 he submitted an account for ‘a very large fine japan looking glass and frame, table and stands bought by her Majesty's command’. In 1691 he provided for Kensington Palace ‘a japan cabinett agreed by her Mat.y for 50 guinneys’. Between 1687/88–1692 he supplied ‘one dozen and a half chairs’ to the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, costing £6 15s. [DEF; Conn., vol. LVII, 1920, p. 90; PRO, LC9/280, p. 29; Wren Soc., vol. XIX, p. 85] See Mary Ferguson.

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