Benjamin Smith III

( 1793 - 1850 )

An Ornate Pair of Wine Coolers

Benjamin Smith III

( 1793 - 1850 )

An Ornate Pair of Wine Coolers

Silver
Victorian
London, 1844
Maker’s mark of Benjamin Smith

The Arms are those of Brodie

Height: 24.5 cm, 9 3/4 in.
Weight: 5,200 g, 167.2 oz


 

Eldest son of Benjamin Smith II, born 6 October 1793 at 12 Hockley Row near Birmingham, apprenticed to his father as silversmith 6 July 1808. Free, 3 January 1821. First mark, in partnership with his father, entered 5 July 1816. Address: Camberwell. Second mark alone,15 July 1818. Moved to 12 Duke Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, and third mark, 24 July 1822. Fourth mark, 1 December 1837. Livery, April 1842. Died 1850.

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