OUR ANTIQUES HOUND E-BAY STORE. Filled with Exciting Antique and Vintage Items. Plus Some Terrific Brand New Things. Wonderful Piece of Historical Memorabilia.Tray Dish Tidbit Presented to Dr. Visit to Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
This wonderful piece has a parade of highly detailed elephants in different poses along the rim accented by a fancy sculpted open rim and flattened dots & lengths of rope. All these surround a raised center which is in the shape of the island of Ceylon. It is inscribed with DR.
HENRY STOB, A MOMENTO OF YOUR VISIT TO THE DUTCH REFORMED CHURCH IN CEYLON, JULY 4, 1958, 2 PETER 1:1 & measures 6-5/8 long, 4-5/8 wide at its widest point, ¼ high & weighs 77.7 grams. Henry John Stob was born in Chicago 6/24/1908 and was reared in a devout Calvinistic family.
He graduated from Calvin College in 1932, attended Calvin Theological Seminary in 1935, received his Masters from Hartford Theological Seminary in 1936 and studied philosophy at the University of Guittingen in Germany where he received his PhD in 1938. Returning to the US in 1939, he became a professor of philosophy at his alma mater. In 1943 he joined the Navy as a lieutenant & served in the Pacific War Zone until the end of WWII. He was a member of General McArthurs occupation staff in Japan in 1946.
He resumed teaching, but in 1952 was appointed by the Synod of the Christian Reformed Church to teach philosophy & moral theology at Calvin Seminary until his retirement in 1976 with the exception of one year where he was a visiting professor at seminaries in Japan & Korea. He completed nine publications between 1936 & 1995 and died in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on May 27, 1996. What an Outstanding Find for Any Vintage Religious Collection!
An Object of Sentiment & History for the Calvinist! The item "STERLING SILVER ELEPHANT TRAY DISH CALVINIST DUTCH REFORM 1958 Dr. Henry Stob" is in sale since Sunday, July 23, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "antiqueshd2-too" and is located in Muskegon, Michigan.This item can be shipped worldwide.