Hester Bateman Engraved Silver Sugar Tongs

  • This rare pair of George III-period sugar tongs was crafted by the famed Hester Bateman
  • They feature her signature bright-cut engraving throughout
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Item No. 31-3238

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Famed Georgian silversmith Hester Bateman crafted this rare pair of George III-period sugar tongs. The stunning utensil is bordered by the silversmith’s delicate bright-cut engraving and embodies the graceful artistry for which she is renowned.

Hallmarked London

5 1/2" length x 1 3/8" wide
Hester Bateman Engraved Silver Sugar Tongs
Maker: Bateman, Hester
Period: 18th Century
Origin: England
Type: Other
Depth: 0.5 Inches
Width: 1.38 Inches
Height: 5.5 Inches
Style: Georgian
Hester Bateman Engraved Silver Sugar Tongs
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