by Robert Garrard (II) London 1867 Shaped-circular outline with gadroon borders, each engraved with a coat of arms, diameter 24.5cm, weight 116oz. (6)
The shield is charged with the arms of BOYLE impaling POYNTZ, ensigned by an earl's coronet and supported by two rampant lions, above a ribband inscribed with the motto of the Earls of Cork.
Engraved retrospectively for General Edmund BOYLE (1767-1856) who succeeded his father in 1798 to become 9th Earl of Cork. In October 1795 he married Isabella POYNTZ of Midgham, Berks who died in November 1843.