Nut dish, one of a set of five
Object Place: Gardner, Massachusetts, United States
2 x 10.1 x 6.7 cm (13/16 x 4 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The square shallow dishe has rounded edges and saw-pierced handles in a foliate design.
This set, consisting of square nut dishes, was the only one made at the Stone workshop. Originally a set of six, one of the dishes, along with a Stone condiment dish, was exchanged with the Art Institute of Chicago for works by Kalo Shop (see cat. no. 266).
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 stamped across St] / STERLING / G” 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