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Antique English Sterling Silver Snuffer/Pen Tray by William Bateman I



An excellent, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver snuffer/pen tray made by William Bateman I; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional antique George III sterling silver snuffer tray has a plain rectangular form with rounded corners. The surface of this fine example of antique silverware is plain and unembellished. The raised rounded border is embellished with an impressive vertebrate band of stylized floral, bud and foliate ornamentation, all on a matte background. The rim of the tray is encompassed with an exceptional applied gadroon decorated border accented with a floral motif to either side and a scrolling leaf decorated design to each corner. The underside of this impressive Georgian snuffer tray bears the silversmith's centre punch mark in addition to the full hallmarks pertaining to the renowned London silversmith William Bateman I. Dimensions: Length 22.5cm/8.9" Width 11.3cm/4.4", Length of surface 18.1cm/7.1", Width of surface 7cm/2.8", Height 1.4cm/0.6". Weight: 6.6 troy ounces/206g. Maker: William Bateman I. Date: 1818. Origin: London, England. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 8.86 in. (22.5 cm)Width: 4.45 in. (11.3 cm)Depth: 0.56 in. (1.4 cm)
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    This antique silver candle snuffer tray is an exceptional gauge of silver, quality and is in excellent presentation condition in keeping with age. The chased and applied decoration is very sharp. Full hallmarks are all very clear.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A68691stDibs: LU1200218560082

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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