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

Inscription

Initials "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 & COMPANY / HAND BEATEN / STERLING / 447 / 18 in.

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

about 1912–17

Object Place

Chicago, Illinois

Dimensions

Overall: 33.7 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm (13 1/4 x 18 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2009.313

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware