Arthur Stone (American, born in England, 1847–1938)
Object Place: Gardner, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 13.4 x 6 cm (5 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.) Other: 5.1cm (2in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The vase has a small circular base that rises to a knob from which the vessel flares upward and outward, like a trumpet. Three divisions of leafy chased decoration embellish the sides.
According to Herman Glendenning, this piece was made entirely by Stone in 1906.
This text has been adapted from “Silver of the Americas, 1600-2000,” edited by Jeannine Falino and Gerald W.R. Ward, published in 2008 by the MFA. Complete references can be found in that publication.
“Stone,” with profile of incuse chasing hammer across St, and “STERLING,” both double struck on bottom.
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.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund