Inscription: engraved in shield-shaped reserve: "L S L H"
Description: related to owner, Lydia S. Lawrence Horn, daughter of John L. Lawrence and wife of William Thurston Horn.
Mark: stamped on all pieces except stands at base underside: "4"
Seamed silver Classical Revival coffee and tea service consisting of a coffee pot, tea pot, stands for each, sugar bowl, creamer and waste bowl; curved and fluted bodies decorated all over with floral steel roller-die decoration and the initials "L S L H" in script in a shield shaped reserve; makers marks on the base.
Gift of Sarah Lawrence Horn and Mary Thurston Horn
Lydia Smith Lawrence Horn (1835-1894), who married William Thurston Horn (1821-1887); to their daughters Sarah Lawrence Horn (1863-1941) and Mary Thurston Horn (b. 1869), the donors.
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