The service is decorated with a profusion of flowers and foliage in repoussé. It rests on a tray with contrasting unornamented well. Sculptural and tactile. Characteristic of Baltimore metalwork.
Coffee pot has baluster body and curved vertical spout. Tea kettle and teapot are squat and curved with curved horizontal spout. Creamer, sugar, and waste bowl are curved and squat, and creamer has lip spout. All pieces have reeded rim and foot except stand, which rests on 4 foliate scroll feet. All pieces have foliate scroll handles except waste bowl, which has no handles, and tray, which has bracket handles. All finials are blossom form.
All pieces hallmarked “S. Kirk & Son” except tray, which is hallmarked “S Stieff.”
Excellent condition with nuanced period patina.
See more exquisite pictures at:
No cost to discuss the timeless value of collecting antique sterling silver. We have these and other fine and affordable pieces for the novice collector as well as the experienced. We have been in business for over thirty five years and are here to be your guide in the rewarding world of antique silver and antique jewelry.
We are also actively seeking collectors who would like to sell antique jewelry by Van Cleef and Arpels, Tiffany, Heyman, or sell their antique silver. We buy Tiffany, Gorham, Jensen, and all fine antique silver.
See more at:
“At Nelson & Nelson we strive to maintain the most interesting pieces of sterling silver from the 19th century thru the mid part of the 20th century. All of our items have been carefully hand cleaned and polished by the same silversmith for over 30 years.
“All items purchases on the web site have a full guarantee as to authenticity and age. If you receive an item and are not satisfied for any reason simply return for a full refund on your credit card. If you have any questions please contact me personally by phone or email.”