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The robust miniature has a full bulbous body with a simple applied C-scroll handle and three ball feet. The rim is scalloped with a wide pouring spout. Interior may have been gold washed.

Inscription

None.

Marks

"HOWARD & CO / STERLING" struck; "2310" faintly scratched, both on bottom.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alma Bent

1895–97

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

2.7 x 3.1 x 2.2 cm (1 1/16 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.189

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware