Gallery ▪ Kalo
Letter holder, copper, early, truncated pyramid shape, with large repousse stylized tulip, leaf, and stem design on front, small engraved HHF (or HHE with stem on E) mono at very bottom, which is possibly an early and very unusual maker's signature. Excellent dark original patina. 5-1/2" W and 3-3/8" H and 2-5/8" D. Signed HAND BEATEN / AT / KALO SHOPS / PARK RIDGE / ILLS.
(Some of the items in this collection also appear in "The DK Antiques Price Guide by Judith Miller" published by Dorling Kindersley. Judith Miller's books are excellent sources of information, with top-quality photographs (shown here), market values, and important facts and figures.)