Arthur Stone Three-piece Tea Service
Arthur Hartwell and Earle H. Underwood, Gardner, Massachusetts, 1921-27
Comprised of teapot, creamer and sugar, with chased decoration of opening seed pods and leaves, teapot with ivory finial atop hinged lid, ivory on handle, impressed mark on base Stone, sterling, inscription LB FROM GFB JUNE 28 1924, artisan marks H on teapot, U on creamer and sugar, teapot approx. 17 troy oz, ht. 5 3/4, creamer approx. 4 troy oz., ht. 4 1/2, sugar approx. 6 troy oz., ht. 4 in.
Reference: Arts & Crafts Quarterly, April 15, 1991 issue.
Provenance: Estate of Reverend Thomas W. Phelan.