Flower Tea Set

S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs

S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs
S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs

S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs

The Service tray is 11" wide, The Demitasse pot is 9 7/8" tall x 7.5" handle to spout, creamer is 4 3/8" tall, sugar is 3 5/16" tall to the top of handles x 5.5" wide handle to handle. This is smaller than a regular coffee set, but not that small, really the perfect size for 2-3 people. This set is estate fresh and was all together in the house. I don't want to break it up but might could be persuaded to 1460 grams total. When the pattern was first created, it was a hand made pattern in true Repoussé and each piece was different.

When Kirk moved on to dies, there seems to be a concerted effort to keep the pattern looking hand made and different dies were used for various pieces to continue that look. Over the years, the pattern changed, different flowers were used as the central flower... Sometimes a rose, daisy or a chrysanthemum. The round, cylinder style hollow handles on knives were hand chased on the sides.

When the knives became more tapered, the hand chasing was dropped for a smooth sided hollow handle. In the last half of the Twentieth Century, they started using the same patterning on the pieces. Kirk & Son was an independent company from 1815 to 1979 and products from that period should be referred to as KIRK and not Kirk Stieff. In 1979, Americas Oldest Silversmith S.

Kirk & Son was acquired by The Stieff Company and was renamed The Kirk Stieff Company. Operations at the old Kirk Avenue factory were quickly moved into the more modern Stieff factory in the Hamden section of Baltimore. The item "S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs" is in sale since Monday, October 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "iclawler" and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: Kirk
  • Pattern: Repousse

S Kirk & Son Sterling Repousse Flowers Demitasse Coffee/Tea Set Stieff 4 Pcs