Full Details for Lot 154


Sale 534 Lot 154  

SILVER: Hester Bateman (English, 1708 - 1794) George III sterling cruet stand with William Bateman cut crystal bottles (two with sterling covers), and four silver labels hallmarked "JK" four bottles, details include: Hester Bateman sterling cruet stand, 1785, ovoid shape with scrolled ends and pierced gallery, raised on four acorn form feet, mounted sterling divider with four ringed openings hallmarked with lion passant, base with lion passant, Leopard's head crowned, "k" mark (London date letter for 1785), and "H B" in script (maker's mark for Hester Bateman, entered 1761), wear consistent with age and use, measurements for stand only: 2 3/4" h. x 6" w. x 3 3/4" d. (weight: 5.9 ozt.); four matching cut crystal bottles by William Bateman, two with sterling covers with hallmarks including the lion passant, leopard, "S" (either 1793 or 1813), and "WB" in script, one crystal top with attached spoon (not hallmarked), scattered chips, and minor imperfections, largest: 4 1/2" h.; and three oval form labels "Cayenne", "Elder" and "Soy", hallmarked "JK" or "JM", tested silver, (weight: .2 ozt. tw.), all pieces with wear consistent with age and use including minor damages, etc. [PROVENANCE: Part of the Gillmor Silver Collection and owned by descent.] [EXHIBITED: Part of the Gillmor Silver Collection, of which many pieces were in the following exhibits: "English Silver from the Gillmor Collection", Dec. 19th, 1986 - Feb. 6th, 1987, Fine Arts Gallery, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Missouri; "English Silver from the Gillmor Collection", March 19th -31st , 1988, The Winston Churchill Memorial and Library, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri; "Halls British Event", Nov. 9th - Dec. 1st , 1983, Halls Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri; "Antique Silver", June 12th, 1969, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, Missouri.]
Estimate $200-400

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