A George III silver coffee pot of baluster form
Lot 306
A George III silver coffee pot by Hester Bateman, London 1786
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Lot Details
A George III silver coffee pot
by Hester Bateman, London 1786
Of baluster form, the hinged dome lid with urn finial, double scroll wood handle with leaf junction, the body engraved with a crest within an oval cartouche surmounted by a rosette and husk swag, raised on a stepped circular foot, height 29.3cm, weight total 22.5oz.


  • This is the crest of SHAFTO

    The current lot is more than likely a present for the wedding of Robert Duncombe Shafto of Whitworth Park, co Durham to Charlotte Rosa Baring in 1838.

    Miss Baring was daughter of MP William Baring, and Robert Duncombe Shafto served as MP for North Durham 1847-63.
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