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DESCRIPTION

Large Georgian silver Old English pattern soup ladle with an oval bowl and no engraving. Very unusual for flatware of this period not to have been engraved so I suspect a well executed erasure even though I can find no evidence.

SILVERSMITH

Hester Bateman

DATE or HALLMARK

1789

ASSAY OFFICE

London

WEIGHT in GRAMS

204

SIZE in INCHES

length: 13 +

SILVER STANDARD

.925 sterling silver

OVERALL CONDITION

excellent, no repairs, engraving or erasures (see description above), small surface marks and bumps commensurate with use and perhaps a bump to the right side of the bowl (see image 4).
Back Price 400 sold Item Number: M4526 several