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From a five-piece tea and coffee service. Applied circular monogram for "MMS", with "S" in the center.

Inscription

nitials "MMS" are for for Mary Margaret Sullivan, a relative of Lee Born's father.

Marks

On underside: "L" in a diamond with a rampant lion / LEBOLT / HAND BEATEN / STERLING / 530

Provenance

Purchased or given to Mary Margaret Sullivan, a relative of the donor's (Lee Born's) father; by inheritance to donor's father; by inheritance to Lee Born of Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2009, given to the MFA by Lee and Dirck Born (Accession Date: February 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Lee and Dirck Born

1912–17

Object Place

Chicago, Illinois

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 13.2 x 7.6 cm (2 1/2 x 5 3/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

2009.317

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware