DescriptionA GORHAM SIX-PIECE SILVER AND SILVER GILT TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1886
Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, (date mark for 1886), THEODORE B. STARR
12 inches high (30.5 cm) (hot water kettle on stand)
145.5 ounces (gross)
The service comprising: tea pot, coffee pot, hot water kettle on stand, covered sugar, creamer and waste bowl. Each with overall repoussé design of swags upon flowered ground, domed lids with draped design on woven ground with fluted ogee-shape finial, scroll handles with bone insulators, gilt to interior of creamer and waste bowl, underside of each monogrammed R and inscribed 1940. Originally retailed by Theodore B. Starr, New York, New York.
In fine condtion with surface scratches commensurate with age.
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