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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 38

    A MATCHED PAIR OF DANISH SILVER COMPOTES

    MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, CIRCA 1926-1928

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MATCHED PAIR OF DANISH SILVER COMPOTES
    MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, CIRCA 1926-1928
    Grape pattern, each on pedestal foot, the spiral-fluted stem with pendant grapes and flared bowl, no. 263, engraved on bases TO ROBERT SUPPES WATERS FROM MOTHER ALICE SUPPES WATERS, one MAY 29, 1928, the other APRIL 1, 1926, marked on bases, also with accession numbers
    7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high; 34 oz. (1,063 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (see lot 176 for further details)


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUNDS OF CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART, PITTSBURGH