Bateman Hester - (Silver England) Glossary of Antique Terms B

Bateman, Hester - (Silver, England) (baptised 1708–1794) Hester Bateman was an English silversmith who became a leading silversmith and successfully ran her family business for thirty years following the death of her husband. She was succeeded in turn by her sons, grandson and great-grandson and the Bateman family silversmithing company lasted until the middle of the nineteenth century. Her mark appears on all of her pieces.


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