CONDIMENT-SET, 1991 AND 1995
SILVER, SILVER-GILT, LAPIS LAZULI and GLASS
One of a set of twenty, each comprising: a pepper-grinder, a mustard-pot with spoon and a salt-cellar with spoon, each waisted circular and with lapis lazuli cabochons, the mustard pot and salt-cellar with glass liners and gilt interiors, each piece with electro-formed Royal coat-of-arms
the pepper-grinder 16 cm. high
John Andrews and Derek Styles, Designer British Silver from the Studios Established 1930-1985, Antique Collectors’ Club, Woodbridge, 2015, p. 222.
RICHARD FOX (b.1954)
Richard Fox was born in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire. He first trained at the Hornsey College of Art and then at the Royal College of Art under Professor Gerald Benney, establishing his own workshop in London in 1981.
Following a commission for the Goldsmiths’ Company, Richard was seen by Nicola Bulgari and for several years has designed and manufactured exclusive pieces for the Bulgari shops worldwide. He has also made a number of trophies for motor racing including the Formula One World Championship Drivers’ and Constructors’ Trophies and World Rally Trophies. The commission of a chalice for Lichfield Cathedral lead to a further commission for a chalice from the Goldsmiths’ Company and many commissions from the Archbishop of Canterbury including gifts to commemorate his visits to His Holiness Pope John Paul II.