Antique J E Caldwell Sterling Silver Art Deco Plate 6

Antique J E Caldwell Sterling Silver Art Deco Plate 6 is part of Silver Home Accessories Art Deco – A beautiful antique Art Deco sterling silver plate J E Caldwell & Company of Philadelphia There is a monogram ‘ATT’ in the center of the plate The plate is marked ‘J E Caldwell & Company of Philadelphia’ and ‘925 Sterling 1000 ‘ There is also an engraved name and a date on the back side ‘Phyllis Douglas Cochran, Feb 19, 1927 ‘ The plate is in a very good condition No dents, damage or repairs It features the typical Art Deco geometric forms A great finding for a J E Caldwell collector or an admirer of antique silver Measurements The plate weighs 4 81 troy ounces (ozt) or 149 7 grams Dimensions 6 x 6 The origins of J E Caldwell jewelry date back to 1839, when watchmaker James Emmott Caldwell opened the doors of his Philadelphia wearable arts emporium His target audience was always the wealthy Philadelphia jewelry buyer who had a penchant for the flair of Europeanstyle jewels In the course of time, Caldwell added silver and objets d’art to his lineup of goods It took the Caldwell name a few changes in location and of management to get established in the city In 1868, the Caldwell location at 902 Chestnut Street was established When the Art Nouveau fashion gripped the United States by the end of the 19th century, Caldwell’s artisans were instrumental in setting a tone for the trend Their handmade pieces were considered by many the definitive jewels of the period In keeping with the Art Nouveau style, the motifs include examples of flora and objects rich in curvatures Moving the store to the corner of Juniper and Chestnut in 1916, the Caldwell firm next tackled the Art Deco craze Once again, the artisans embraced the new style and put their own spins on it The result was a reputation for superior Art Deco jewelry that not only cemented the company’s name at the time but keeps making it famous to this day

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