Antique Silver George III Chamberstick made in 1818


A rare and fine George III period antique silver chamberstick of oblong form, which has a gadroon border and is engraved with a family crest.

Date 1818
Made By William Bateman
Location London
Stock Number W59x14
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Maker: William Bateman

A rare and fine George III period antique silver chamberstick of oblong form, which has a gadroon border and is engraved with a family crest.

The size is most unusual as it is smaller than a regular chamberstick and much larger than a taperstick.

The chamberstick was made in London in 1818 by William Bateman and is in excellent condition.

Dimensions, length 12.7 cm, width over handle 11.7 cm, width 9.5 cm, height to top of nozzle 7 cm to top of snuffer 9.5 cm.

Weight, 6.6 troy oz.

William Bateman

Born in 1774 and last in the line of the Bateman dynasty of silversmiths.

Second son of Jonathan and Ann Bateman, and grandson of Hester. Apprenticed in 1789 and free on the 6 February 1799. First mark entered in 1799 in partnership with Peter and Ann, January 1800. Address: Bunhill Row. Second mark with Peter in 1805. Working alone from 1815.

He sold the family business in around 1840 and died in Stoke Newington in 1850.

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