Tea service

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-180374

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

Descriptive Terms

tea services
silver (metal)
copper alloy
plating (metal coating)
Service, Tea

Inscription

"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)

Pattern

Pattern #1411

Associated Person

Norton, Linda K.

Additional Identification Number

5.1
2009.2
718

Maker

Hartford Silver Plate Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Hartford, Connecticut

Credit Line

Gift of Linda K. Norton

Accession Number

2009.2.1

Places

Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)
Worcester (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Connecticut (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)