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Thomas Robins Two of an Impressive set of Four George III Sauceboats

An Impressive Pair of George III Sauceboats,
Made London 1810

Silversmith Biography

Son of Thomas Robins or Bruton Somersetshire mason (presumably a brother of the mason John, above), apprenticed to John Robins of Aldersgate Street London goldsmith (presumably cousin) 6 December 1786. Free 6 August 1794. Mark (two sizes) entered as plateworker, 10 January 1801. Address: 35 St. John Square. Livery, June 1811. Died 22 August 1859. Heal records only Thomas Robins, goldsmith, Stationers' Hall Court, Ludgate Hill, 1800, which seems to indicate a seperate identity. His mark is found on dinner plate of good quality, chiefly entree dishes.

Description

Each is engraved with a crest and motto below the lip. The crest is that for Basset, for Arthur Francis, of Tehidy, Cornwall.
Length: 24.5 cm

Two of an Impressive set of Four George III Sauceboats Reference: DT15.14.6