Plate

1921
Arthur Stone (American, born in England, 1847–1938), Herbert A. Taylor (active 1908–1937)


Object Place: Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

2 x 21 cm (13/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.247

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

The deep-bottomed plate has an upward curved border and a chased wavelike pattern on the rim.

Inscription

“TO / AJS AND EBS / 1896 – 1921 / THE GIFT OF / HERBERT A TAYLOR” engraved on bottom.

Markings

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

Provenance

Given to Arthur and Elizabeth Stone by Herbert A. Taylor, foreman of the Stone silver shop in 1921, on their twenty-fifth anniversary. From the Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest; by descent to Stone’s cousin Alma Bent, from whom the Museum purchased the piece.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund