Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox
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Victorian Style Rare Small Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox

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  • 1 Fine Small Rare Vintage 20th Century Hallmarked Silver Owl Mustard Pot After George Fox. 
  • This is a fine rare small silver plate novelty mustard pot in the form of an Owl, in the Victorian style. 
  • In the style of similar to after George Fox. 
  • With realistically chased repousse plumage, a hinged cover and red glass button eyes. 
  • A great feature we rather adore is the ever so cute red glass eyes & rather cute claw feet. 
  • Made from silver plate over base metal. 
  • Circa mid 20th century 1940. 
  • Superb collectors piece. 
  • So rare to find and valuable and so highly sought after by collectors. 
  • It is missing the blue glass liner and mouse spoon. 
  • Distinctly stamped with makers hallmark underneath on the feet R.B & Co. 
  • The founder of the firm was Charles Fox, 'plate worker' active at 139 Old Street, Goswell Street.  
  • He was not apprenticed through the Goldsmiths' Company nor he was a freeman of the Company.  
  • Charles Fox registered a mark in 1801 in partnership with James Turner (at 3 Old Street) and a unique mark alone on 5 September 1804. 
  • In 1822 he was succeeded by his son, Charles Fox II, who entered various marks in 1822, 1823 (4 marks) and 1838.  
  • Also Charles Fox II was not apprentices nor was a Freeman of the Goldsmiths' Company. 
  • His works shows consistently high quality and the rapid entry of marks suggests a fairly large establishment with varying marks used for different categories of work. 
  • Fox can be considered the last individualist plateworker before the debacle of Victorian mass production. 
  • At the retirement of Charles Fox II the family business was took over by his sons Charles Thomas Fox (born 1801) and George Fox (born 1816).  
  • They entered conjoined marks in 1841 and 1843. Charles Thomas Fox retired from the firm in 1860 and George Fox continued running the firm entering his own mark in 1861.  
  • Other marks were entered in 1869 and 1891. 
  • After the death of George Fox his son Robert Frederick Fox (born 1845) continued the trade as C.T. & G.  Fox entering his own mark in 1910. 
  • The firm closed down in 1921.
  • Condition report. 
  • Having some minor imperfections with being handmade.  
  • Offered in fine used condition. 
  • With some noticeable wear, scuffs, scratches & stain marks in places commensurate with usage & age. 
  • International worldwide shipping is available.
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  • Cash on collection is welcome.  
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres approximate

1"  High (7.5cm)  
2"  Length depth (3.2cm)  
1"  Wide (3cm)                                 

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