Property from a Texas Private Collection
An American sterling silver four-piece individual tea and coffee service
probably by Jacob Knipe, Baltimore, MD, circa 1900
Comprising: 1 teapot; 1 coffee pot; 1 cream jug and 1 two-handled covered sugar bowl, each of pear form, highly chased allover with various blossoms and foliage on a stippled ground and centering a shield-form cartouche engraved with stylized "HAL" monogram opposed by dates "1872/1897", total weight approximately 52 oz troy.
heights 3 1/4in (8.3cm) to 7 3/4in (19.7cm); teapot length over handle and spout 8 1/2in (21.6cm)