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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."

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