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Cream pitcher, part of four-piece tea service

about 1922
Designed by Arthur Stone (American, born in England, 1847–1938), Made by Arthur Hartwell


Object Place, Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

11 x 12.7 x 5.9 cm (4 5/16 x 5 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.230

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

The cream pitcher was formed into an elliptical form with shaped sides; it has a solid curved handle.

Inscription

None.

Markings

“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St] / STERLING / H” struck on bottom, near edge.

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