HESTER BATEMAN SILVER SUGAR BASKET,

English, mark of Hester Bateman, London, 1785, with incuse duty mark of bust facing left. Oval form with swing handle on a conforming base with beaded rim, the body and foot with bright cut borders and engraving of swags and flowers, crested. Ht. 3.5, lg. 5.5 in. 5.787 ozt. Original correspondence accompanies lot.
Condition: Base resoldered.