Sterling silver and stainless steel 59 piece Kirk and Son flatware set.
Sterling silver and stainless steel 59 pieces Kirk & Son flatware set. Original Kirk & Son Flatware Set.
12 Knives - 12 SM Spoons - 12 SM Forks - 12 LRG - Forks, and 11 Mics. other pieces.
The Early Years
The flatware patterns shown here are
STIEFF STERLING PATTERNS
As noted elsewhere in this site, patterns changed over the years to allow for current tastes and subtle changes in the dies as older ones wore out.
Patterns with open dates were continued after 1979 by Kirk-Stieff
Stieff Rose 1892
Stieff’s most famous pattern
Known as Maryland Rose until the 1920s, then Rose and later STIEFF ROSE. They used the name STIEFF ROSE to make sure there was no confusion with the public, as several other makers used the name Rose.
A lot more photos of Stieff Rose pattern through the years on the dates page.
The Rose pattern has morphed over the years, more so than any of the other Stieff patterns. The central characteristic has been the large center rose.
The dates pages have a lot more about the changes.
First made by the Baltimore Sterling Silver Company later to be known as The Stieff Company
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