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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 170

    A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT**

    MARK OF HESTER BATEMAN, LONDON, 1784

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    A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT**
    MARK OF HESTER BATEMAN, LONDON, 1784
    Oval, with a bead border, the body engraved with bright-cut garland swags and geometric patterns, with ivory handle and straight spout, the hinged and domed cover with bright-cut wrigglework border, and ivory knob finial, marked under base and cover
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) long over handle; 15 oz. (465 gr.) gross weight


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.