Artist Hester Bateman, English, 1709-1794
Title
  • George III Tablespoon
Date 1788
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 8 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 1 1/8 inches (21.6 × 4.4 × 2.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Davis
Accession Number F78.97
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks Marked, monogrammed, on front of handle, in cursive script: J.H.T.
Marked, monogrammed, on back of handle, in block letters: J.H.T.
Stamped, back of handle: [Lion Passant (England)]
Stamped, back of handle: [crowned leopard's head (London)]
Stamped, back of handle: N [in a shield (1788-89)]
Stamped, back of handle: [the King's Head (a control mark)]
Stamped, back of handle: Hester Bateman
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Davis;
1978-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)