Coffee and tea pots have hinged lids. Sugar basin has a removable lid. All pieces are marked on the base: "Legacy, 1847 Rogers Bros, EPNS" plus series number and encircled IS. Item heights and serial numbers are below: Coffee pot 008806 and #179; 8 1/4" high Tea pot 008807 and #11; 6 1/4" high Sugar 008808; 4 1/2" high Creamer 008809; 3 1/4" high Waste 008810; 3 high Service Weight: 5 lb 9 oz The service is in terrific condition. The tea pot has some silverplate wear to the inside of the handle from use over the years (see photo 10).
Very light wear on the base of pieces. In November 1862, an agreement was made with Meriden Britannia. For Asa, Simeon, and William Rogers to oversee production of Meridens. This was the first year that 1847" was used with "Rogers Bros.
Years later in 1898 Meriden Britannia including 1847 Rogers Bros. Became part of the International Silver Company (IS).Hogan The elegance of old silver plate. And some personalities 1980, pp. 167-68 In an April 1929 Good Housekeeping Ad Roger Bros. Proudly promote the Legacy design: No silverware pattern in history.
Ever scored the instantaneous success that has greeted Legacy. In the six months since its debut it has broken all sales records.The reason is delightfully self-evident in the pattern itself. It is the first truly modern pattern in silverware.. The first to embody the crisp, straightaway lines of modern art... This Ad shows a 3-pc version with coffee pot with fully. Ebonized handle, but same design as service on offer here.
Feel free to contact me with any questions or for more photos. The item "1929 Rare 5pc ROGERS BROTHERS Legacy Silverplate ART DECO Coffee Tea Service Set" is in sale since Saturday, March 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "tesia-s" and is located in Altadena, California.
This item can be shipped to United States.