Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Dish/ Tray in Blossom Pattern #133
Georg Jensen U.S.A. by L.P. sterling silver dish or tray in renowned Blossom pattern number 133 with ornamental handles typical of that pattern and an attention towards geometric lines and high-level craftsmanship. It measures 13 1/2'' in length by 7 1/2'' in width by 1 5/8'' in height, weighs 27.9 troy ounces, and bears hallmarks and an inscription 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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