Sellingantiques.co.uk Logo
 3,343 visitors today 0 antiques added today
Relevant Categories
antique photo
Choose an antique category or upload an image to Visual Search
SOLD
ITEM # 
SA872746

Antique Georgian English Sterling Silver Desk Inkstand Charles Thomas Fox 1853

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Patrick Howard Antiques

Description

A Superb Example of an English Sterling Silver Late Georgian Embossed Twin Ink Bottle Desk Standish, complete with all its accessories to include a pair frosted glass ink jars encased within pierced outer bodies with leaf capped covers which are attached to the main frame, see image.
The removable single candleholder is complete with its original drip pan. The main gadrooned edge frame with allover lavish cast shell detail is raised on four highly ornate supports with shell, acanthus and scrolling detail.
Mark of CTFGF for Charles Thomas Fox & George Fox.
Assayed in London in 1853.
Condition: Good condition for such an early piece with no losses, possibly never used. Marks are crisp and clear.
Width: (at base of frame) 9.5" (24cm). Depth: (at base of frame) 6.25” (15.75cm) Height: (entire) 5” (13cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
Affordable fixed charge Worldwide Store to door shipping.
Charles Fox I entered a mark in 1801 working in Old St, London until he retired in 1827. His son Charles Fox II joined his father in 1822 and continued until about 1842 when his sons George and Charles Fox took over the family business.
George entered a joint maker's mark in 1842 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, London where in 1892 they are listed as manufacturing silversmiths, repairs, gilding, plating etc. to the trade.
------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------
We are proud to be able to say we run one of the most successful Antique Shops in Dublin, together with our partner Shop Martin Fennelly Antiques and have an exceptional on-line selling reputation, just have a glance through our "TESTIMONIALS" link.
We specialize in the sale of fine quality early furniture and related items. We also offer a varied selection of decorative items to include Traveling Writing Slopes, Tea Caddies and exceptional fitted Jewellery Caskets. Exquisite collection of French & English Porcelain as well as a variety of ormolu & bronze decorative items including a selection of electric Table Lamps offered with hand made silk shades.
We welcome inquiries from private buyers, the interior decorator and art and antiques trade.
We have well established contacts in the shipping and transportation business, locally and worldwide, and are always happy to arrange quotes. Please understand we only ship to U.S.A., Canada, Australia, UAE, Russia, Africa & Europe.
Our Customer Service is the finest available offering free home approval (within Ireland) with no obligation to purchase.
We source our inventory from all round Europe and within Ireland. We are fortunate to have skilled craftsmen available within the Francis Street area, all of whom can restore a piece back to its original beauty when, on occasion, time and neglect has blemished it. We also use some of London’s finest Gilders and Metal restorers available.


This antique has been viewed 20 times in the past month with the most views from Singapore.


Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 13 cm (5.1")
Width = 24 cm (9.4")
Depth = 14.8 cm (5.8")


Seller Details

Patrick Howard Antiques
52 Francis Street
Dublin
Ireland
Tel:

International Tel:

www.patrick-howard-antiques.com/


Email seller about this item:

This item has been sold, though you can still email the seller if you wish


Link to this item

Similar antiques ... view more


Other relevant categories