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The raised vessel is composed of a slightly convex base that is surmounted by a slender trumpet-shaped neck. The lower portion has been raised, and the long neck was made in two sections: the narrow neck and the trumpet-shaped base. Both have been secured with lap joints, and the whole is...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

“PEARSON / STERLING” struck incuse on base. “188” in red paint and “C/G 43 – 4A” in blue ink on cloth tape, also on base.

Provenance

Decanter and brooch (2001.259) remained in artist's possession since the time that they were made until their gift to the Museum in 2001.

Credit Line

The Living New England Artist Purchase Fund, created by The Stephen and Sybil Stone Foundation

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1953

Object Place

Alfred, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 43.5 x 6.4 cm (17 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2001.258a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, ebony, cork

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware