ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN HESTER BATEMAN SOLID SILVER LIDDED TANKARD c.1779

ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN HESTER BATEMAN SOLID SILVER LIDDED TANKARD c.1779

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18th Century Georgian silver lidded tankard, of baluster form with applied beaded girdle, parcel gilt, large scroll handle terminating in a heart motif and a scroll thumb-piece. The body is later embossed and chased with scrolls and flowers.

Hallmarked English Silver (925), London, year 1779 (d), Maker's mark HB for Hester Bateman.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2650

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Description

Antique 18th Century Georgian Solid Silver lidded Tankard, of baluster form with applied beaded girdle, parcel gilt, large scroll handle terminating in a heart motif and a scroll thumb-piece. The body is later embossed and chased with scrolls and flowers (as often happened in the Victoria era), vacant cartouches on both sides. Hallmarked English Silver (925 standard) on both parts, London, year 1779 (d), Maker's mark HB (Hester Bateman, the most important female silversmith of all time).

Condition

In Great Condition - no damage, just general wear. 

Size

Height: 20cm
Width: 17 x 11cm
Weight: 780g