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Four George III Silver Tablewares

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
615A
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Four George III Silver Tablewares, London, Hester Bateman, maker, comprising a pear-shaped creamer, 1777, ht. 4 1/2, and three tablespoons, 1778, engraved with crest, lg. 6 7/8, sold together with an unmarked mote spoon, possibly Continental, lg. 9 5/8 in., (5 items total), approx. 4.5 troy oz. total.

Provenance: Estate of Margret Craver, notable silversmith and important figure in the American Studio Jewelry Movement. Craver was a vocal advocate for the craft of modern silversmithing.
Estimate $150-250

overall minor age wear. marks ok. engraving to tablespoons a little worn.

Keywords

Margret Craver, London, American Studio Jewelry Movement, notable silversmith, vocal advocate, Engraving, Silversmith, Spoons, Tablespoon

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