A good antique sterling silver wine strainer with a broad gadroon border and attractive shell thumb piece. Plain style. Weight 122 grams, 3.9 troy ounces. Length 14.4 cms. Diameter 9 cms. London 1834. Maker Charles Fox.
Biography – Charles Fox II, son of Charles Fox I, no record of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered as plateworker 1822. 2nd 3rd, 4th and 5th marks 1823. 6th mark 1838. Known for his consistently high quality work.