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c.1850s S. Kirk & Son Coin Silver Lidded Tea Pot Baltimore Style Repousse RARE

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This mid-19th-century Coin Silver teapot or covered pitcher was made by the renowned American silversmiths Samuel Kirk & Son. It features an overall Baltimore Style repoussé design, featuring floral patterns, birds, dogs, and a rams head handle.

The lid is unusual and uncommon; it hinges open on the side to reveal a strain at the spout. The front of the pitcher has the initials "G.D.A." framed by the floral pattern and dog. Specific for a particular drink, this is a rare pitcher.

On the underside of the teapot are the hallmarks:
SK & Son, 11oz

Eight hundred six grams of Coin Silver.

Cc Samuel Kirk & Sons - Heritage Fine Art,
"In 1815, Samuel Kirk opened a neighborhood silver store in Baltimore. This store became the Kirk Stieff Corporation, the oldest surviving, prestigious silver company in the U.S."

Condition:
Overall the piece is complete with all the original insulators.
One small flat dent (one must hunt for) is on the right side, just below the repousse work.

Approx. Dimensions:

Height: 9 1/8"
Length (spout to handle): 7 1/2"
Width (side to side): 5 1/8"

Weight: 806 grams

ID: 50 L.O.C. F