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Miniature toast caddy

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This ball-footed caddy has seven ribbed supports; the central one is topped by an open diamond-shaped handle.

Inscription

None.

Marks

"HOWARD & CO / STERLING" struck; "2507" 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

3.5 x 3.6 x 1.8 cm (1 3/8 x 1 7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.186

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware