Calling Card Tray
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Silver, amethyst inset
3/8 x 8 1/16 x 5 in. (1 x 20.5 x 12.7 cm)
Stamped on bottom: "STERLING / HAND BEATEN / AT / KALO SHOPS / PARK RIDGE / ILLS."
Gift of Clay Lancaster
The Kalo Shops (1900-1970). Calling Card Tray, 1905-1914. Silver, amethyst inset, 3/8 x 8 1/16 x 5 in. (1 x 20.5 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Clay Lancaster, 1989.181.9. Creative Commons-BY
Rectangular, slightly dished tray with an applied narrow rim and asymmetrical borders. The widest border at right is set with a rectangular cabochon amethyst.
CONDITION: Excellent, some scratches and discoloration on surface.
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