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Watering Can

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The rectangular vessel is made of hammered sheet copper. It has a flat base and top, soldered handles with faux rivets, and a seamed spout with tip attached at an angle.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St]” struck on base.

Provenance

Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest; by descent to Stone’s cousin Alma Bent. Purchased from Bent for the Museum by Jonathan and Louisa Fairbanks.

Credit Line

Gift of Louisa and Jonathan Fairbanks

about 1910

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

30.3 x 16.2 x 32 cm (11 15/16 x 6 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1991.744

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork