Nut spoon

probably 1909
Designed by Arthur Stone (American, born in England, 1847–1938), Made by Sylvanus E. Lamphrey (active 1909–1912)


Object Place: Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

4.5 x 10.8 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.260

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

The wide-bowl nut spoon has a flower-stalk decoration on the handle, which is engraved and pierced.

Inscription

None.

Markings

“STERLING / Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer across St] / L” struck on back of handle.

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