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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 181

    AN EXTENSIVE DANISH TABLE-SERVICE

    MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 20TH CENTURY, DESIGNED BY SIGVARD BERNADOTTE

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    AN EXTENSIVE DANISH TABLE-SERVICE
    MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 20TH CENTURY, DESIGNED BY SIGVARD BERNADOTTE
    Bernadotte pattern, comprising:
    24 Table-forks 30 Dessert-forks
    23 Dessert-spoons 14 Table-spoons
    18 Teaspoons 24 Coffee-spoons
    14 Ice cream-spoons 26 Flat-bowled spoons
    12 Fish-forks 12 Fish-knives
    3 Pairs of salad-servers
    a Larger pair of salad-servers
    2 Pairs of salad-servers with stainless steel bowls
    2 Soup-ladles 2 Sauce-ladles
    A Serving knife and fork A Pastry server
    A Cake knife 2 Pairs of sandwich-tongs
    A Pair of sugar-tongs 2 Pickle-forks
    A Cheese-knife 2 Various serving-spoons
    A Serving-fork 24 Cheese-knives
    12 Table-knives 11 Butter-spreaders (273)


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    In 1904, Georg Jensen founded his silversmithy in Copenhagen. His jewellery, cutlery and hollowware designs were an instant success and sought after throughout the world. His exceptional attention to detail and craftsmanship has secured him the honour of being one of the most influential silversmiths of the past century.

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