A Victorian Silver-Mounted Etched Glass Claret Jug
A Victorian Silver-Mounted Etched Glass Claret Jug

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Antique Silver Mounted & Etched Glass Claret Jug made in 1869


Maker: George Fox

A delightful Victorian silver mounted and etched glass claret jug of cylindrical form with a spreading base.

Date 1869
Made By George Fox
Location London
Stock Number W158x26

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Maker: George Fox

A delightful Victorian silver mounted and etched glass claret jug of cylindrical form with a spreading base.

The mount is pierced with foliate scrolls and has a Silenus mask spout; the domed cover has a scrolling knop finial.

The handle is of female mask capped scroll design. The glass is beautifully etched with foliate scrolls, swans, a fruit basket and flowering vines.

Dimensions: height 27 cm

George Fox

George Fox (1816 – 1910), son of Charles Fox, 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 31 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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