Samuel Kirk & Son Photos
Samuel Kirk opened a silversmith shop in Baltimore, MD in 1815. His specialty was sterling silver repoussé work, wherein the back of silver is hammered to raise a design on the front. In 1979, Stieff Company purchased Kirk, becoming Kirk Stieff drawing on the prestige of Kirk's long reputation.
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|Early American (early 19thC) silver tea & coffee service by Samuel Kirk of Baltimore & porcelain tea service by William Ellis Tucker of Philadelphia in Chillman Parlor at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.||Silver tea set (1846) by Samuel Kirk & Son of Baltimore at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.||Silver covered butter dish (1880-90) by Samuel Kirk & Son, Baltimore, MD at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.||Silver footed bowl with butterfly handles (1880-90) by Samuel Kirk of Baltimore, MD at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.|
|Eisenhower plate by Castleton China plus flatware by S. Kirk & Son at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.|
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