Fashioned after a turned ladder-back rush-seat chair, the diminutive model was hand formed from twisted and articulated rods and chased and cut sheets of silver that were then soldered together.
"STERLING [upside down] / HOWARD & CO." struck on underside of seat
Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest (1872-1972)l by descent to Alma Bent (about 1921-92), Stone cousin; 1979, gift of Alma Bent to the MFA
Gift of Miss Alma Bent
Miniature silver side chair, part of set