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Sale 534 Lot 166  

SILVER: Hester Bateman (English, 1708 - 1794) George III sterling pepper castor, 1785, baluster form with acorn finial and chased cross-hatch design to cover, raised on ringed pedestal foot, hallmarks to base include 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 including several dents to bulbous waist, slight tilt to finial, nicks to edges, etc., 5 3/4" h. (weight 2.8 ozt.) [PROVENANCE: Purchased from Charles Shapland, 207, High Holborn, London, W.C.1, on April 11, 1949] [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 $250-500

Sold for US$200

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