Hester Bateman Wine Jug Antique Silver Pot, Georgian Silver

 

Hester Bateman Wine Jug Antique Silver Pot, Georgian Silver

Product# S-095

Sale:
$9,800.00



Simplicity and elegance of form are complimented by the slightest detail of beaded edges. Insulated wicker wrapped handle prevents heat transfer and adds an organic contrast to the sterling. Features hinged lid and square base. Full hallmarks on neck with duplicate maker's mark and sterling mark under lid. Excellent condition

Hester Bateman was an English silversmith who learned the craft while working alongside her husband. Upon his death in 1760, she inherited his tools and spent the next 30 years building her business and mastering her craft. She is recognized as one of the finest among Georgian silversmiths.

England, 1785

Size:  h.12", w. 6"

Weight:  672 grams, 21.60 oz t (including handle)