S. KIRK & SON REPOUSSE / CHASED LANDSCAPE STERLING SILVER EIGHT-PIECE COFFEE AND TEA SERVICE, comprising a coffee pot, teapot, tea kettle with stand, covered sugar, covered sugar basket, creamer, waste bowl, and large waiter/serving tray, each having ornate repousse and hand-chased landscape design and floral motifs, covers and lids with grape-cluster finials, angular handles with ram-head accents, coffee pot, teapot, and tea kettle with bone insulators, coffee pot, sugar, and creamer with "Flora Ross Duncan" engraved to inner base, tray and sugar basket with "D" engraving. Each with impressed "S. KIRK & SON CO." and "925/1000" marks to base. Total weight including non-sterling components: 363.93 ozt. S. Kirk & Son Co., Baltimore, MD. Late 19th/first quarter 20th century. Tray 30 1/2" x 19 3/4" OA with handles.Each with expected wear and scratches from use, some pieces with minor or small dents, some with slight bending to edges notably to bases and to interior edges of covers and lids, most pieces with polish residue; sugar with cover fitting tightly; coffee pot sits slight askew.
Provenance: Property from the estate of Betty W. Harshbarger, Mt. Solon, VA.