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The oval box has a molded flat foot and friction-fitted lid that is slightly domed and ornamented with a band of chased swirling lines. The interior is gold washed.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone,” with profile of incuse chasing hammer across St, and “STERLING / G” struck on bottom. “10” struck inside rim of lid and outside rim of inner lip.

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

Helen and Alice Coburn Fund

1920–36

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

2 x 5.5 x 4.1 cm (13/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.171

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware