English sterling silver stuffing spoon in a wonderfully executed bright cut pattern by Hester Bateman having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1784. With no duty mark, dates from May 1 - Nov 30.
This very desirable example of Bateman's work has an ornate, contemporary script monogram within the shield shaped cartouche created by the bright cut design: DH. The bowl has a long drop ad the handle is down turned, with the marks being extremely well struck.
This very special stuffing spoon is 12" long and weighs 121 grams or 3.9 ozs. Troy.
The elegant bright cut design is in excellent condition and the bowl has wonderful definition.
Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
American coin silver cup or mug with repousse grape and vine decorations and applied egg and diamond upper and lower rims made by Fessenden Brothers of Providence, Rhode Island, c.1855.
This ornate pre- Civil War cup is inscribed Susan Wildes Hayes from her Godparents June 17th, '55. Susan was born in Brooklyn New York.
This elegant cup. with its C shaped handle, is 3 7/8" tall, 3" diameter and weighs 124 grams or 4 ozs. Troy.
The excellent original condition, with no removals, repairs or alterations makes this an especially attractive offering.
The cup has a clean interior and is as usable as it is desirable.
The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.