May Stevens (born 1924) is a New York, Massachusetts
artist known for painting and drawing political and feminist issues.
This piece has a value of $500 to $700 based on recent sales of her work.
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The silver tray, based on what you described, is a Reed and Barton sterling tray in pattern 750/87. This pattern is called Puritan and also has been called Pointed Antique. The star in a circle is the date code for 1946. This tray has a weight of 108.7 troy ounces (this is how silver is weighed rather than in pounds). The value of this tray is $4700 to $5000 retail.
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