- It came down the Kessler side of the family
- It was brought over by German immigrants sometime before 1910
- There is no maker's mark on the backs or bottoms of the pieces, though some pieces have what is apparently a discretely painted piece or article number ("6", for example)
- You could drown the Duke of Clarence in the sugar bowl, which was apparently intended to create an entire germ-line of diabetics
We're trying to identify this service, to see if it has historic or locational significance. Any comments (or pass alongs to qualified commentors) would be very helpful.