News about Hester Bateman
Urquhart & Hart catered to England’s upper classes
NEW YORK – What an unlikely pair, Duncan Urquhart, a Scottish Christian, and Naphtali Hart, a British Jew. Yet these late 18th century silversmiths fashioned stylish sterling silver dinner ware, tea ware, spoons and flatware in partnership.
Eclectic collection up for bid at Andrew Jones Auctions July 28
LOS ANGELES – It’s summertime and on July 28 Andrew Jones Auctions will present an amazing sale for savvy buyers, collectors and decorators looking for a new way to acquire great pieces. The DTLA (Downtown Los Angeles) Collections and Estates auction is where folks will find different, fun, quirky and out-of-the-ordinary accessories and furnishings, as […]
Fellows has silver market cornered in 800-lot auction June 22
BIRMINGHAM, UK – Fellows welcomes bidders to their summer sale of silver and plated ware, which features Georgian, Victorian and modern silverware, on Monday, June 22. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding for the more than 800 lots.
Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Jan. 19, 2015
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – In 18th-century England, most women married when young, had children and learned to cook, take care of the house and children, make textiles or at least create bedding or clothing, and be her husband’s helper when needed. Hester Bateman was an exception. She married a man who made gold chains. He died […]