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Hester Bateman Silver  Cup and Cover

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Key Features

  • This large and incredibly rare silver cup was crafted by incomparable Hester Bateman
  • Bateman was one of the rare few female silversmiths of the Georgian period
  • The covered cup exhibits graceful design, highlighted by her trademark beaded edging
  • Bateman's silver works are considered to be among the finest pieces of 18th-century English silver

Item Details

  • Width:
    9 Inches
  • Height:
    13 1/2 Inches
  • Period:
  • Origin:
This exceptional and rare silver covered cup by Hester Bateman epitomizes the finest in Georgian craftsmanship. Exhibiting a classical urn shape, this sublime cup boasts refined decoration from Bateman's signature beading on the handles and rims, to the echoing covered urn finial. A carefully engraved coat-of-arms completes this highly desirable design. 

 Hester Bateman was truly a pioneer in the history of silversmithing, both as a successful businesswoman in a male-dominated craft and for transforming the design of silver. With her feminine touch, Bateman's pieces exude simplicity and elegance. The combination of her dominant personality, business savvy and gift as a skilled artisan has made her one of the most famed of all the Georgian silversmiths and the most important and celebrated female silversmith of all time. 

 Lid and body fully marked. 

 Hallmarked London, 1782 

 9" wide over handles x 13 1/2" high 

 33 troy ounces.

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