Silver Punch Bowl by Hester Bateman

George III punch bowl with ogee in profile, moulded lip and pedestal foot.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
32 x 32 cm
Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £1,500)
Acquired in:
1962
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Engraved on one side, 'Henry Hegg Esqr, Mayor 1785', with coat of arms, supporters, motto, and crest of the City. Hegg, a druggist admitted to the freedom of the City of Chester in 1758 and a Councilman in 1762. It carries the hallmark of London, 1784, and the maker's mark of Hester Bateman.

Provenance

Major A.P.R.Rolt, MC.

Venue details

Grosvenor Museum 27 Grosvenor Street, CHESTER Cheshire CH1 2DD 01244 972 197 www.cheshirewestmuseums.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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