PETER, ANN & WILLIAM BATEMAN GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER WINE FUNNEL, London 1802
DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS
An elegant Georgian solid silver wine strainer, or port strainer, wonderful classic style you would expect from the prestigious Bateman silversmiths
Peter, Ann and William Bateman are very renowned Georgian London silversmiths.
Peter Bateman was the son of Hester Bateman, who, with his brother Johnathan worked from 1790-91, when Jonathan died of cancer, Peter registered his mark with Jonathan’s widow Ann in 1790, and with Peter and Ann’s son William in 1800.
They worked together until Ann’s retirement in 1805- where after William worked with Peter alone, and then with Daniel Ball through the mid-19th century.
Size (mm) L:120 W:80
Size (inches) L:4.72 W:3.14
Weight 76 grams 2.7 (oz)
Thumb piece broken off & missing, rim slightly misshapen, a few dings in bowl/spout & small crease.
Commensurate with age does not detract from its rarity and beauty Mentioned for accuracy.
All Antique silver items will show some signs of wear, which only adds to the history of the object.
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