Antique rare English George III sterling cup by Hester Bateman. This rare sterling silver cup is two handled on raised pedestal base with shell design on lip, figurals on handle wearing hats and armor vests, circa 1785.
About Hester Bateman
Hester Bateman is the most revered female silversmith in history, known for her refined style with reserved decoration. Read more
6.75″H x 7″W x 4.25″D
Katie chose this piece for the June 2019 edition of Staff Picks. “Hester Bateman was a prominent female silversmith of the Georgian era. She was known for being the first in a long line of Bateman silversmiths. This cup is a wonderful gift for someone interested in this time period. This was made in 1785, but has survived beautifully.”