Mark: Struck incuse "Jarvie / STERLING" on under side.
Engraved on bottom: PRESENTED TO / CHARLOTTE AILEEN HENRY / ON HER WEDDING DAY / OCTOBER THE TENTH / NINETEEN HUNDRED AND ELEVEN / BY / ALBERT AND MARY GRAY / ROBERT AND LILLIAN JARVIE / SAMUEL AND WINIFRED GRACIE / JAMES WILBUR GRAY / Made by the Shop of Robert Jarvie Chicago / STERLING
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American Arts and Crafts (Phaidon, 1991), ill.
Isabelle Anscombe, Arts and Crafts Style (Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York, 1991), 61 (ill.), 135.
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Charlotte Aileen Henry Sheets (1889-1957), Rockford, IL, 1911; to her husband, Raymond Warde Sheets (1889-1986), Rockford, IL, 1957; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1973.
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