Plain area on body of each piece engraved with the conjoined script initials "JIMT"; mark on bottom of coffee pot, teapot, and sugar basin of incised Roman capitals: "S. Kirk & Son/110"; mark on bottom of milk pot and waste bowl of incised roman capitals "S. Kirk & Sons/ 11 OZ"
Gift of Mrs. William B. McIlvaine and Mr. and Mrs. William B. McIlvaine Jr. in memory of his grandfather and grandmother
Extended information about this artwork
Judith A. Barter, Elizabeth McGoey, et al., American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016), cat. 51 (ill.).
Glencoe, Chicago Botanic Garden, The Rose in Art, Sep 13–Oct 25, 1985, no cat.
Given to Julia Murray LeMoyne (1864-unknown) by her father, John Valcoulon LeMoyne (1828-1918), on the occasion of her marriage to William Brown McIlvaine (unknown-1943) on October 15, 1891; by descent to Mr. and Mrs. William Brown McIlvaine (1900-1977); to her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William B. McIlvaine, Jr., Chicago, by 1983; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1983.