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Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 6:00 PM CDT

Tradition & Innovation

Sale 5001 Lot 13

The Kalo Shop
tiered pendant necklace
Chicago, Illinois
sterling silver, blister pearls
stamped marks
35.2 dwts
tiered pendants: 1 3/8"w x 3 1/4"h; chain: 19 3/4"l

Provenance:
The Paul & Terry Somerson Collection of 20th and 21st Century Metalwork and Jewelry

Literature:
Berberian, Rosalie, Creating Beauty: Jewelry and Enamels of the American Arts & Crafts Movement, Schiffer, 2019, p. 116

Catalog Note:
The necklace and bracelet featured here are some of the finest examples of Kalo jewelry we have offered. Each element has multiple sections of inset blister pearls, along with intricately applied flowers, stems and leaves throughout. They are truly epitomes of the workshop's oeuvre.

"... an elaborately worked necklace with a three-part pendant drop made up of angular plaques graduated in size, centering green-hued blister pearls set off by trillium blossoms and leaves. The 'chain' consists of similar plaques, two on each side." — Rosalie Berberian

Estimate $6,000-8,000

Sold for $22,500