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The raised, elliptical, scalloped bowl with applied rim and raised foot retains its hammered surface.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“STERLING / HAND WROUGHT [in a demilune] / AT / THE KALO SHOP / 5811 M” struck on bottom. Ada Mark * F4733

Provenance

Original owner unknown; subsequent history unknown until given to the Art Institute of Chicago by the John L. and Helen Kellogg Foundation in 1978; the bowl (one of a pair) was exchanged with the Art Institute for duplicate examples of Stone silver in the MFA’s collection.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

about 1921–41

Object Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 5.8 cm, 0.4 kg (8 1/16 x 2 5/16 in., 0.88 lb.)

Accession Number

1979.157

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware