Tea and Coffee Service

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1840/68

Artist:

Samuel Kirk & Son
American, 1846–1861
Samuel Kirk & Sons
American, 1861–1868
Baltimore

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American Art

Artist

Samuel Kirk & Son (Baltimore, Md.)

Title

Tea and Coffee Service

Origin

Baltimore

Date

1840–1868

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

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"

Dimensions

Coffee pot: 32.7 × 13.7 cm (12 7/8 × 5 3/8 in.), 1428.9 g; tea pot: 21 × 12.9 cm (8 1/4 × 5 1/16 in.), 972.3 g; sugar bowl: 17.8 × 12.4 cm (7 × 4 7/8 in.), 696 g; milk pot: 20 × 9.2 cm (7 7/8 × 3 5/8 in.), 396.2 g; waste bowl: 14.6 × 6 cm (5 3/4 × 2 3/8 in.), 356.4 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William B. McIlvaine and Mr. and Mrs. William B. McIlvaine Jr. in memory of his grandfather and grandmother

Reference Number

1983.33.1-5

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