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Nut dish, one of a set of five

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The square shallow dishe has rounded edges and saw-pierced handles in a foliate design.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St] / STERLING / H” struck on bottom.

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

about 1932

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

1.9 x 10.1 x 6.8 cm (3/4 x 4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.239

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware