A silver-gilt Fire Office fireman's badge,
by Hester Bateman, London 1776,
the oval central motif of 'Hand in Hand Fire Office' depicting clasped hands with a crown surmount and numbered '4',
Provenance: Christie's, 'Important English and Continental Silver, Objects of Vertu and Enamels from The Mullens Collection', 18 May 1988, lot 330, with Christie's receipt.
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Sold for £1,600
Provision for suspension loops to back, two missing, one partially missing, hole to top where suspension loop would have been fitted, minor dents and surface scratches, edges misshapen in parts.
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