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Dessert spoon

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The straight-handle spoon has a downturned coffin-shaped end.

Inscription

“E [pellet] B [pellet] S” in block letters engraved on handle.

Marks

“STERLING / Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer across St] / L” struck on back of handle.

Provenance

Made for Elizabeth Bent Stone; Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest; by descent to Stone’s cousin Alma Bent, from whom the Museum purchased the piece.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

1909–1912

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3.5 x 19 cm (1 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1978.261

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware