Kalo Figural Japanese Taste Teapot Sterling Soy Sauce Vessel

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Sterling, by Kalo, Chicago, circa 1910. This lovely sterling teapot harmoniously combines American Arts & Crafts with Japanese aesthetics. Created shortly after the turn of the century, its sublime hand-hammered finish has the elegant visual appeal of ripples on water, a perfect foil for the figural Japanese teapot form. We believe this piece was intended for use with soy sauce (a very chic new condiment in the early 1900s). Fully functional and superbly constructed, it is a distinctive example of Chicago silver by Kalo, considered by many the most important American hand-wrought silver smithy of the Arts and Crafts period. Excellent condition.

Kalo: Its name taken from a Greek word meaning “to make beautiful,” the Chicago-based Kalo Shop was founded in 1900 by Clara P. Barck. The business was a vital influence in the American Arts & Crafts movement for nearly 70 years.

Remarks From Lawrence Jeffrey: "This is a unique piece; to add a one-of-a-kind to your table service is to give yourself and your guests the gift of true luxury."

Size: 3 1/4" diameter x 4 1/2" high Weight: 5.16ozt.

Hallmarks: Kalo Sterling, 196, G.

Details

    Dimensions
    4.5 in. H
    11 cm H
  • Diameter
    3.25
  • Dealer Location
    Litchfield, CT
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU93951163102
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