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Sale 534 Lot 172  

SILVER: Hester Bateman (English, 1708 - 1794) George III sterling coffee pot, 1784, baluster form with "gooseneck" spout, scroll-mounted crested wooden handle, decorated with numerous beaded borders, hinged and domed lid with vasiform finial, all raised on a domed circular foot, hallmarked on waist with lion passant, Leopard's head crowned, "i" mark (London date letter for 1784), and "H B" in script (maker's mark for Hester Bateman, entered 1761), wear consistent with age and use, finial askew and permanently attached to domed lid, 12" h. x 4 1/2" w. x 8 1/2" l. (weight including non-silver parts: 26 ozt.) [PROVENANCE: Purchased from Charles Shapland, 207, High Holborn, London, W.C.1, on January 10, 1952 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 $1,000-2,000

Sold for US$700

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