1325: An Early American Arts And Crafts Sterling Silver
An Early American Arts and Crafts Sterling Silver Coffee Service, The Kalo Shop,
Park Ridge, Illinois, 1905-1911, comprising a coffee pot with ivory insulators, creamer, open sugar, sugar tongs, oval tray and a plate, each having an applied AP monogram, marked Hand Beaten at Kalo Shops Park Ridge Ills. Sterling; approximate total weight overall 72.25 ozt.
Width of tray 15 1/8 inches.
Property from a Private Collection
Estate of the original owner Adeline Phillipson
Thence by family descent to the present owner
The Kalo Shop was founded by Clara Barck Welles in 1900 and holloware with this mark and from this period is rare (see Sharon S. Darling, Chicago Metalsmiths, pp. 45-55)