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The raised and fluted copper vase has a deep red patina and five applied sprigs of mistletoe encircling its bulbous textured body, whose swirling surface is hammered. It has an applied silver band at the foot. The mouth rim has been scored with a line of slanted parallel marks directly below a...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone” incised, with profile of chasing hammer struck incuse across St, on bottom.

Provenance

Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest (1872 – 1972); by descent to Alma Bent (about 1921 – 1992), Stone’s cousin, who donated it to the Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alma Bent in memory of Annie E. Priest

1903

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

11 x 9.1 cm (4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.307

Medium or Technique

Patinated copper with applied silver decoration

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork