Two Kirk & Son .917 Silver Covered Tureens, Baltimore, c. 1885, each with chased buildings and floral sprays centering a vacant cartouche and a crown finial surmounted by an eagle perched on a feathered plume, lg. 12 in., approx. 145.8 troy oz.
One tureen, cover, and finial numbered "4"- with slight wobble to cover (still sits well). One tureen and cover numbered "3," finial numbered "2." Each with light surface wear abrasions to base and interior in particular (consistent with age and use),decoration crisp with only light wear, vacant cartouches without surface inconsistencies or thinness- no evidence of engraving removal.
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