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Sale 534 Lot 195  

SILVER: Hester Bateman (English, 1708 - 1794) eleven George III sterling tea spoons, 1761 - 1790, all "Old English" pattern with bright cut edge and chased spread wing bird to terminal, all hallmarked with lion passant and "H B" in script (maker's mark for Hester Bateman, entered 1761), wear consistent with age and use including small damages and minor imperfections, 4 7/8" l. (total weight of all pieces: 4.7 ozt.) [PROVENANCE: Purchased from William Walter, Chancery Lane, London. W. C. 2. on April 21st, 1952 for £16 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

Sold for US$300


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