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Antique Silver Victorian Zodiac Pattern Tea Service made in 1878


Maker: George Fox

A rare Victorian small size tea service with matching kettle and stand made by the important silversmith, George Fox of London.

Date 1878
Made By George Fox
Location London
Stock Number W23x19

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Maker: George Fox

A rare Victorian small size tea service with matching kettle and stand made by the important silversmith, George Fox of London.

The tea service is beautifully hand chased with signs of the zodiac and there is a vacant cartouche to each side.

Above and below the zodiac design is a wonderfully hand chased floral design.

A very fine and unusual example from George Fox’s workshop.

The condition of the whole set is superb and it is fully and correctly hallmarked throughout.

The teapot will hold approximately 700 ml (about 1.25 UK pints) and the kettle 1175 ml (slightly over 2 UK pints).

Weight: 49 troy oz.

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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