Artist Arthur J. Stone, American, 1847-1938
Manufacturer Stone Associates, American
  • Vase
Date 1918
Medium silver and gilt
Dimensions Overall: 10 3/4 × 6 1/2 × 5 3/4 inches (27.3 × 16.5 × 14.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of George G. Booth
Accession Number 20.1
Department American Art before 1950
On View Modern N2BB, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Stamped, on the bottom: Stone [for the maker] T [for shop foreman Herbert Taylor] Sterling
Inscriptions Inscribed, around neck of vase: If eyes were made for seeing then beauty is its own excuse for being
1920-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA, 1, 5 (1920): p. 72 (ill.).

Worcester Art Museum News Bulletin and Calendar, 6, 8 (May 1941).

Arts and Crafts in Detroit, 1906-1907. Exh cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1977, p. 89, no. 59 (ill.).

Chickering, Elenita C. and Sarah Morgan Ross. Arthur J. Stone,1847-1938: Designer and Silversmith. Boston, 1994, pp. 65, 142 (ill.).