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The oblong box is fitted with a nine-part hinge that attaches the lid, which has a design of chased grapevines, leaves, and grape clusters. The interior is gold washed.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone,” with profile of incuse chasing hammer across St, and “STERLING / H” struck on bottom. “4” struck inside box, along bottom edge, and inside lid.

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

1909–15

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

1.5 x 7.4 x 3.3 cm (9/16 x 2 15/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.176

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware