Constructed from soldered silver, the rocking armchair has cut-out horizontal notched crescent shapes in the back and on each arm.
“A J S,” overlapping one another as they descend within an oval, engraved on back of rocker.
“Stone,” with profile of chasing hammer stamped across St, and “STERLING / C” 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