Set of 3 Georg Jensen Silver Compotes / Centerpieces in Grapevine Pattern
Set of 3 Georg Jensen Silver Compotes in Grapevine Pattern. The medium, pattern no. 263B, measures 7 1/2 inches in height and in diameter and the two small, pattern no. 263A, measure 5 inches in height and in diameter. Circa 1950s. Bearing hallmarks as shown.
Georg Jensen, a Danish silversmith, 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 greatly expanded and before the end of the 1920s, Jensen had opened retail in Berlin (1909), London (1921), and New York (1924).
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