20 December 2000,
New York, East
Price realised USD 2,232
USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A DANISH SILVER BOWL
Maker's mark of Georg Jensen Silversmithy, Paris, 1925-1926
The bowl on circular spreading foot, rising to a band of beading and the lower portion of the bowl chased with repeating leaves and berries, with a lightly hammered surface overall.
5in. (12.5cm.) high; 13oz.
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This bowl represents a very short period in the history of Georg Jensen silver. The firm only operated a workshop in Paris from 1925-1926 before returning permanently to Copenhagen.
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