The above sparkling specimen is circa 1958 sterling silver and ebony tea and coffee service, designed by Donald Colflesh for Gorham of Providence, RI. The set comprises a coffee pot, tea pot, creamer and sugar bowl with cover and tray. Donald Colflesh was a recent graduate of Pratt Institute when he designed this set in 1958. The finials and handles are ebony.
Though designed in 1958, the set was so futuristic in its form and design that it was named 'Circa 70'.