The oval box is fitted with a molded flat foot and friction-fitted lid that is slightly domed and ornamented with chased panels and flowers. The interior is gold washed.
“Stone,” with profile of incuse chasing hammer across St, and “STERLING / H” struck on bottom, near edge. “15” struck inside lid and box.
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.
Helen and Alice Coburn Fund