The service, made of heavy-gauge silver, is composed of raised elliptical forms of two different sizes. Softly modulated planishing marks are visible. The finial of the sugar bowl is made of silver.
“MR [conjoined within a square] / STERLING / HAND WROUGHT” struck incuse on base.
The donor, a longtime friend of the artist, received the tea service in 1978.
Gift of John E. Goodman