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Jardiniere

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The squat bulbous copper body was raised. It has naturalistic repousséd oak leaves and jewel-like inlaid silver acorns around its center, with a stepped flat foot and applied silver rim. The exterior has been lacquered.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone” incised, with profile of chasing hammer struck incuse across St, on bottom.

Provenance

Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest (1872 – 1972); by descent to Alma Bent (about 1921 – 1992), Stone’s cousin, who donated it to the Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Alma Bent

1903

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

12.2 x 23 cm (4 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1987.464

Medium or Technique

Copper with applied silver decoration

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork