Schofield Sterling Silver Tea & Coffee Service With Tray Grape & Vine Pattern
Complete sterling silver tea & coffee service with tray by the Schofield Co. Baltimore Md. Circa 1910 in the grape & vine design with clusters of grapes & vine decoration adorning all of the pieces.
The tea service consists of Teapot 12 inches in height , Coffeepot 14 inches in height, covered sugar bowl 9 & 1/2 inches in height 5 & 7/8 inches in height, waste bowl 5 & 7/8 inches in height & matching oval twin handled tray / waiter measuring 26 inches by 18 inches. The service is in excellent condition bearing hallmarks of Schofield as shown. The service weighs 212 troy ounces.
History of the Schofield Company: Frank M. Schofield was born in 1873 in Providence RI. He apprenticed and worked at the Gorham Mfg. Co. for 8 years.
Frank Schofield arrived in Baltimore in June 1899.
Frank M. Schofield’s great, great grandfather John Schofield had been an English Silversmith
in London in the years 1740-1772. In 1871, Frank’s parents Allen and Ann (nee Bradley)
came to the United States from England, and settled in Providence RI.