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Creator Name: Kalo Studio
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Designer
Creator Name-CRT: Kalo Studio
Creation Start Date: 1915
Creation End Date: 1919
Creation Date: about 1917
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Silver
Materials and Techniques: Sterling silver
Dimensions: H.9-1/2 x W.6-1/4 x D.8-1/8 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 97.163.2
Credit Line: Gift of Dolly J. Fiterman
The Kalo Shop was founded in 1900 by Clara P. Barck, a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The early handicraft efforts of the Shop were in the area of leatherwork and weaving, but after Clara's marriage to George S. Welles, an amateur metalworker, her focus shifted to metalwork. Clara Welles continued for decades to impose high standards of quality and craftsmanship in the products retailed by the Kalo Shop in their downtown Chicago location. This pitcher employs the Kalo Shop's characteristic softly curving, handwrought forms, which strengthened the pieces and also set them apart from the rectilinear forms of European Arts-and-Crafts silver makers such as Charles R. Ashbee's Guild of Handicraft. The simple beauty and quality of Kalo products, from holloware to jewelry to flatware, supports their status as one of the most highly regarded metalworking shops of the Arts and Crafts movement.
AMICA ID: MIA_.97.163.2
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights:
?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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