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Cruet set

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1787-1788 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bateman, Hester (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, glass with silver mounts

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 65, The Whiteley Galleries, case 14, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Cruet frame, silver with cut glass casters and cruets. Circular, side panel with bright cut and ribbon pattern piercing and escutcheon engraved WE, wooden base with three applied claw and ball feet, central handle with heart shaped loop.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1787-1788 (made)


Bateman, Hester (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, glass with silver mounts

Marks and inscriptions

London hallmarks for 1787-88

Mark of Hester Bateman

Engraved with the initials WE


Height: 21.5 cm, Diameter: 14.25 cm

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Silver, glass with silver mounts, London hallmarks for 1787-88, mark of Hester Bateman


Silver; Glass; Wood


Raising; Bright cutting; Piercing; Engraving (incising); Glass-blowing; Turning


Metalwork; Food vessels & Tableware


Metalwork Collection

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