George Fox

( 1816 - 1910 )

An Unusual Pair of Candelabra

George Fox

( 1816 - 1910 )

An Unusual Pair of Candelabra

Silver-Gilt
Edwardian, London, 1909
Maker’s mark of Charles Fox

Height: 48.2 cm, 19 in.
Weight: 6,560 g, 218 oz 18 dwt

 

The candelabra with rocaille floral bases and wonderful twisted stems. The looping branches with four lights

Son of Charles Fox, he entered a joint maker's mark with his brother Charles Thomas Fox, from 139 Old Street, where they are listed until 1852 as working silversmiths. C.T. & G. Fox then moved to 13 Queen Street (renamed 13 Bateman Street in 1885), Soho, where they are listed as working silversmiths. Charles Thomas Fox retired on 31st December 1860 leaving George Fox as sole partner in the firm of C.T. & G. Fox. The business moved in 1891 to 50 Berwick Street, Soho, where in 1892 they are listed as manufacturing silversmiths, repairs, gilding, plating etc. to the trade.

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