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Necklace and Pair of Earrings

A work made of gold washed silver, amethysts, diamonds, and gold leaf.

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  • A work made of gold washed silver, amethysts, diamonds, and gold leaf.

Date:

1911–12

Artist:

Kalo Shop (American, 1900–70)
Chicago or Park Ridge, Illinois

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Kalo Shop (Firm) (Maker)

Title

Necklace and Pair of Earrings

Place

Chicago (Object Probably made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

c. 1911–1912

Medium

Gold washed silver, amethysts, diamonds, and gold leaf

Inscriptions

Marked necklace verso, bottom-middle, on bottom pendant, stamped: "KALO / STERLING". Marked earring left, middle, on pendant, stamped: "KALO".

Dimensions

Necklace: 29.7 × 13.7 × 0.5 cm (11 11/16 × 5 3/8 × 3/16 in.); Earrings, each: 4.1 × 1.3 × 1.7 cm (1 5/8 × 9/16 × 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Americana Endowment Fund

Reference Number

1989.448.1-2

Extended information about this artwork

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