Maker’s mark of Thomas Robins
Height: 9 5/8 in, (24.3 cm.)
Weight: 211 oz. 6 dwt. (6,573g)
The arms are those of Bernard impaling Brodrick for James Bernard, 2nd Earl of Bandon (1785-1856) and his wife Susan, daughter of the Rev. the Hon. Charles Brodrick, Archbishop of Cashel, whom he married in 1809. He succeed his father in 1830 therefore the arms are likely have been applied circa 1830.
James Bernard, 2nd Earl of Bandon (1785-1856).
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
Campana form on spreading foot, the lower body part-fluted and with scroll handles with lion-mask terminals, applied later on each side with a coat-of-arms below an earl's coronet, marked on foot, collar and liner.
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