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Sugar Spoon

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The sugar spoon has an oval handle decorated with an engraved floral design, which was accented with saw-piercing.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer across St] / STERLING / E” struck on back of handle.

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 1918–32

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3.5 x 15.5 cm (1 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.265

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware