Black Starr & Frost Sterling Silver 4-Piece Demitasse Tea Set With Tray in Art Deco Style
A rare Art Deco sterling silver demitasse tea set by Black Starr & Frost made in France. Designed with wooden handles and finials, beaded pattern on sides, standing on base. Tray designed with repetitive bead pattern with Austrian silver marks. Coffee pot / chocolate pot with side handle measuring 7 1/4 inches tall and 7 1/ inches wide, sugar with cover 4 1/4 inches tall and 4 3/4 inches wide, and creamer with side handle 4 1/4 inches tall and 51/4 inches wide. Bearing hallmarks on tea set as shown in images, Made In France For Black Starr & Frost. Total weight for the set is 38.5 ozt.
The oldest continuously operating jewelry firm in the United States, Black, Starr & Frost also produced objects in silver. Already in 1860, the company received an order for more than $12,000 of jewelry and silverware from Edward, Prince of Wales. In 1929, Black, Starr & Frost merged with Gorham Corporation, and was renamed Black, Starr, Frost-Gorham.
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