The rectangular box has rounded edges and a friction-fitted lid that is slightly domed and decorated with a Rococo cartouche, foliate C scrolls, and flower sprays on either side.
“A P” in script, within central cartouche, chased on lid.
“Stone,” with profile of incuse chasing hammer across St, and “STERLING / H” struck on bottom, near edge. “4” struck inside box, along bottom edge, and inside lid.
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