DescriptionA FOUR PIECE SHREVE, BROWN & CO. SILVER COFFEE SERVICE AND TWO-HANDLED CUP
Shreve, Brown & Co., Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1860
Marks: SHREVE, BROWN & CO, BOSTON, 925, STERLING
7-1/2 inches high (19.1 cm) (coffee pot)
87.0 ounces (gross)
The service comprising a coffee pot, creamer, covered sugar and waste bowl, all of elongated cylindrical form with highly polished bodies centered with engraved cartouche, tight gadrooning to rims and conforming feet, angular handles, applied swan-form finials to lids, with associated two-handled cup marked SHREVE, STANWOOD & CO.; all monogrammed R within cartouche and inscribed to underside D.E.S. from H.S.B. 1914.
In nice condition, some splitting where top meets body of pot, denting to waste bowl, dent to spout of creamer, rim of sugar lid slightly out of round, overall surface wear and scratching commensurate with age.
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