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 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 by Samuel Kirk & Son of Baltimore at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Silver covered butter dish by Samuel Kirk & Son, Baltimore, MD at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Silver footed bowl with butterfly handles by Samuel Kirk of Baltimore, MD at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Early American (early 19th C) 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.


Eisenhower plate by Castleton China plus flatware by S. Kirk & Son at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.



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