Hester Bateman pair of Georgian Silver Baskets, London 1788
Rare pair of Georgian Silver Baskets, London 1788, Hester Bateman. Each of oval boat shape, the base simple reeded solid silver designs with engraved wriggle surround; the body with pierced foliate and engraved wriggle work decoration, monogrammed possibly IT in script. The rim and swing handle of reeded design. Cobalt blue glass liners. Height: Approximately 7 ½ and 6 inches respectively (handles upright); Length: 7 and 5 ½ inches respectively. Weight: 6 ½ and 4 ¼ oz. respectively.