Hester Bateman Monogrammed Silver Sugar Tongs

  • An intricate engraved body distinguishes this exquisite pair of sterling silver sugar tongs
  • The utensil was crafted by Hester Bateman, the Queen of the Georgian Silversmiths
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Item No. 31-3237

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This charming pair of Georgian silver sugar tongs was crafted by Hester Bateman. A lovely example of Bateman’s delicate artistry, this utensil combines a signature silhouette with innovative design elements, including fine engraving throughout the entire form, including an elegrant script monogram at its top. Bateman, known as the “Queen of the Georgian silversmiths,” was legendary for this strict attention to elegant form and superior craftsmanship.

Hallmarked London

5 3/8" length x 1 1/2" wide
Hester Bateman Monogrammed Silver Sugar Tongs
Maker: Bateman, Hester
Period: 18th Century
Origin: England
Type: Other
Depth: 0.5 Inches
Width: 1.5 Inches
Height: 5.38 Inches
Style: Georgian
Hester Bateman Monogrammed Silver Sugar Tongs
Hester Bateman: Queen of the Silversmiths

  Hester Bateman Tureen   Before the Industrial Revolution of the 1800s put men in factories and made them primary wage earner of the family, women had more latitude in their mode of earning a living — and gaining fame.  ...

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