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The trifid upturned-handle spoon was made in two pieces; the bowl is attached with a ridged rattail drop.

Inscription

None.

Marks

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

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

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

1912–1937

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

4.5 x 19.8 cm (1 3/4 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.264

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware