Georgian Silver Wine Coaster by Hester Bateman
Georgian Silver Wine Coaster by Hester Bateman
Georgian Silver Wine Coaster by Hester Bateman
Georgian Silver Wine Coaster by Hester Bateman
Georgian Silver Wine Coaster by Hester Bateman

HESTER BATEMAN, LONDON (1708-1794)

Georgian Silver Wine Coaster by Hester Bateman

1778 England

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£975 gbp
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An elegant antique sterling silver bottle stand with pierced silver border and turned centres with silver button. The simple classical design, typical of the work by this sought after English lady silversmith, has a vertically pierced gallery with swags and classical motifs. To the front there is a vacant cartouche. Height 3.75 cms. Diameter 14 cms. Sterling silver. London 1778. Maker Hester Bateman.
This charming silver wine coaster is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. The silver marks are stamped on the edge of the base but are quite clearly stamped. There is a slight dent on the base where the silver marks are located.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.
Wine coasters were not made until the 1760's when they were produced from pierced sheet similar to the cake baskets of that date. They were usually made in pairs, sometimes fours, but it is rare to find an antique set longer than four.

The silver hallmarks were often stamped on the edge of the base and as a result the marks can sometimes be difficult to read, either because they were badly struck or because, over the years, they have become rubbed.
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8445
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