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Jelly spoon

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The straight-handle spoon has engraved lines that follow and outline the contours of its handles. The arrow-shaped end is pierced to enclose an engraved bunch of grapes.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer 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

3.5 x 17.1 cm (1 3/8 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.263

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware