Revere Auctions
Live Auction

Autumn Elegance: Fine Art, Decor, & Furnishings

Wed, Sep 13, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 239

7 Pcs Kalo Shop Sterling Plate & Flatware ex Asher

Estimate: $300 - $600

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The Kalo Shop, United States. Group of handwrought sterling silver including one plate, five knives, and one small serving fork. Each with an applied initial A. The fork marked along the handle and the plate marked along the underside. Circa 1900-1911. The Kalo Shops were founded in Chicago by six young women: Clara Pauline Barck Welles, Bertha Hall, Rose Dolese, Grace Gerow, Ruth Raymond, and Bessie McNeal.

Provenance: From the collection of Frederick and Catherine Asher, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Frederick M. Asher and Catherine E. Asher were prominent scholars in the field of Art History. Both dedicated their lives to the education of students, teaching for many years as professors at the University of Minnesota. They both had a passion for South Asian art, traveling extensively throughout India, Asia, and the Middle East. Selections from their travels and careers as avid art historians are offered in this auction. Their collection includes Indian jewelry, Japanese woodblock prints, an incredible slide collection, and much more.

(Plate) diameter: 10 in. (Fork) length: 6 in. (Knives, each) length: 7 1/2 in. Gross weight: 23.84 Troy oz.


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