George V, London, 1912
Maker’s Mark of Robert Frederick Fox
Length: 67 cm, 26.5 in.
Height: 20 cm, 8 in.
Weight: 11,840 g, 380 oz
Register / login as a Koopman Rare Art Member HERE to reveal additional information and prices
After the death of his father George Fox, his son Robert Frederick Fox, born 1845, continued the family business as C.T & G. Fox, entering his first mark in 1910. This business began with his grandfather Charles Fox who is described as a ‘plateworker’. In 1822, Charles was succeeded in business by his son Charles Fox II, entering various marks throughout the 1820s suggesting that his workshop of operations was quite a large establishment using various marks for different categories of work. At his retirement, the family business was taken over by his sons Charles Thomas and George who produced silver with conjoined marks. In 1860, the firm continued solely under the management of George Fox and then by succession to his son Robert Frederick on his death.Description
The body of elongated shape with foliate and floral decoration around a Rococo revival cartouche with the arms of Campbell, Duke of Argyl. Resting on lions’ paws feet.
You may also like
Thomas Heming ( - 1795) A Set of Four Rope Handle Wine Coolers
Anthony Nelme ( - 1723) An Early English Easel Mirror
John Robins ( - ) A Rare Nine Basket Epergne Centrepiece
Charles Fox ( - ) A Silver-Gilt Mounted Claret Jug
Paul de Lamerie (1688 - London 1751) A Set of Four Spool Salt Cellars
George Wickes ( - ) A English 'Bullet' Teapot