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Tea service

Description

Eight-piece silver-plated tea service, marked with Hartford Silverplate Company pattern number "1411." Design of wild roses with five and three-petaled stylized flowers in Moorish-style divided band.

Details

Maker
Hartford Silver Plate Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"HARTFORD SILVERPLATE CO. HFD. CT/QUADRUPLE PLATE" (Appears around mark of left-facing stag on objects .1, .2, .3, .5, .8)
"HARTFORD SILVER PLATE CO./QUAD PLATE" (Appears on pieces .4A, .6, .7, with makers mark of right-facing stag.)
"1411" (Probably pattern number. Appears on all pieces.)
"5" (Identifying mark for hot water pot. Appears on .3 only.)
"6" (Identifying mark for teapot. Appears on bottom of .2 only.)
"7" (Identifying mark for coffee pot. Appears on bottom of .1 only.)
"8525258" (Former owner's identifier (birth date surrounded by 8s), hand-engraved on bottom of all pieces in the set and 2009.2.2)
Location of origin
Hartford, Connecticut
Material
copper alloy
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)
Massachusetts (United States)
Worcester (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
copper alloy
plating (metal coating)
Service, Tea
silver (metal)
tea services
People and organizations
Norton, Linda K.
Accession Number
2009.2.1
Credit Line
Gift of Linda K. Norton
GUSN
180374

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Pattern #1411

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