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Avon bowl

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This raised tapering bowl has a chased midband of flutes, with a band embellished with alternating punched crosses and circles above and a scored line below the bowl; it flares outward at the lip.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St] / STERLING / T” struck on base, near edge.

Provenance

Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest; by descent to Alma Bent, Stone’s cousin, from whom the Museum purchased the piece.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

about 1926

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 17.6 cm (2 7/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.248

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware