The raised bowl with volutes has a center point on its bottom. It is ornamented with ribbing or panels that divide the sides and that have palmette decorations, which form the seam of these sections. It has a molded foot and rim.
“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St] / STERLING / C” struck on bottom.
Baptismal gift received by composer Peggy Stuart (1913-1981) in 1913; by descent to her husband, Joseph Randolph Coolidge IV, the donor in 1989.
Gift of Joseph Randolph Coolidge IV