Sterling Silver Mug by Hester Bateman

  • This rare and exquisitely refined mug is by renowned silversmith Hester Bateman
  • An elegant crest and monogram are crafted with the bright-cut engravings that characterize her work
  • Its unique quality and design are unmistakable
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Item No. 31-3017

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Beautiful in its grace and simplicity, this rare and refined mug by renowned silversmith Hester Bateman bears an elegant crest and monogram crafted with the bright-cut engravings that characterize her work. A cast scroll handle and stepped spreading circular foot complete the beautiful presentation. Exquisitely crafted from sterling silver, there is no mistaking its unique quality and design. A similar mug appears in the book Hester Bateman: Queen of English Silversmiths by David Shure.

The most renowned female silversmith of the Georgian era, and indeed of all time, Bateman created pieces that spoke of refined domesticity. Her light and skillful touch, as well as her success as an 18th-century businesswoman, characterizes her work to this day.

Hallmarked London, 1785

4" diameter x 2 3/4" deep
Sterling Silver Mug by Hester Bateman
Maker: Bateman, Hester
Period: 18th Century
Origin: England
Type: Tankards/Mugs/Canns
Depth: 2.75 Inches
Width: 4.0 Inches
Height: 4.0 Inches
Style: Georgian
Sterling Silver Mug by Hester Bateman
Hester Bateman: Queen of the Silversmiths

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