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The raised bowl tapers outward and gently inward to a rounded everted rim. Alternating open and closed crocuses are chased and repousséd onto the bowl. It has a splayed trumpet foot that was raised and applied to the bottom of the bowl.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“STERLING” struck on underside of bowl, above center point. “Stone” incised below center point, with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St.

Provenance

Early history unknown. According to family lore, it was received as a wedding present in 1905 by Mary Kennard Scott (1877 – 1960), who left it to her daughter Mary Adams Scott Evans (b. 1908) in 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Adams Scott Evans

about 1901

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

10 x 19.2 cm (3 15/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1987.204

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware