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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 33

    A DANISH SILVER SUGAR BOX, CREAM JUG AND PAIR OF SUGAR TONGS DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN**

    MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, THE SUGAR BOX CIRCA 1930, THE CREAM JUG 1925-1932, THE TONGS 1945-1977

    Price Realised  

    A DANISH SILVER SUGAR BOX, CREAM JUG AND PAIR OF SUGAR TONGS DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN**
    MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, THE SUGAR BOX CIRCA 1930, THE CREAM JUG 1925-1932, THE TONGS 1945-1977
    Blossom pattern, the sugar box oval, on four paw feet, the domed cover with blossom, the cream jug on three paw feet, with ivory handle, the tongs with blossom terminals, no. 2, marked on bases, the sugar box also engraved AJI, the tongs marked on side
    The sugar box 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) long; 17 oz. (529 gr.) gross weight (3)


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