Georg Jensen by Nielsen Sterling Silver Box / Covered Bowl #845 in Mid-Century Modern Style from 1930s
Georg Jensen sterling silver covered bowl or round box, designed by famed designer Harald Nielsen, in pattern number 845, made between 1933 and 1944 (early marks), all beautifully hand hammered, with a lid showcasing stylized natural motifs. It measures 3 2/3'' in diameter by 3 1/4'' in height, weighs 6.1 troy ounces, and bears hallmarks as shown.
Danish silversmith George Jensen set up his own silver business in 1904 in Copenhagen. Jensen's training in metalsmithing -- along with his education in the fine arts -- allowed him to combine the two disciplines and revive the tradition of the artist craftsman. Soon, the beauty and quality of his creations caught the eye of the public and his success was assured. The Copenhagen quarters were soon greatly expanded. Before the end of the 1920s, Jensen had opened retail shops in Berlin (1909), London (1921), and New York (1924).
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