marked on bottom; inscribed at base: "DARBY DEAR, WE ARE OLD AND GRAY/FIFTY YEARS SINCE OUR WEDDING DAY, SHADOW AND SUN FOR EVERYONE/AS THE YEARS ROLL BY."
H.: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Seipp Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Judith A. Barter, Elizabeth McGoey, et al., American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016), cat. 83 (ill.).
Boston Athenaeum, Arthur Stone: Master Silversmith, Nov 21, 1994–Jan 6, 1995; traveled to New York, Bard Graduate Center, Mar 12–May 7, 1995; Williamstown, Clark Art Institute, Jun 4–Jul 30, 1995, cat. 144.
Albert Warren Kelsey (1840-1921) and Jeannette Garr Washburn Kelsey (1850-1931; m. 1869), Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, 1919; by descent to their son Albert Kelsey (1870-1942); by descent to his son Albert Wasburn Kelsey (1900-1973), 1942-1973; by descent to his wife, Mrs. Gerald E. Ensign, 1973-79; with Gebelein Silversmiths, Boston, by 1979; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1979.