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Iced tea spoon

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This spoon has a downturned scroll-end handle, rolled in upon itself, and a ridged rattail.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“STERLING” stamped and “Stone,” incised with profile of incuse chasing hammer across St, 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

about 1901

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

2.3 x 17 cm (7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.257

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware