Description

    A Four Piece Georg Jensen Silver and Ebonized Wood Coffee Service, Copenhagen, Denmark, circa 1930
    Marks: GEORG JENSEN, 925S, DENMARK, STERLING, 3A
    Marks to kettle: GJ, 830 S, DENMARK 3
    15-1/4 inches (38.7 cm) (kettle with extended handle)
    115.485 troy ounces (gross)

    The set consisting of hot water kettle and stand, coffee pot, teapot, and open sugar, with inverted pyriform contour to vessels, pronounced gadrooning to bodies and lids, lidded vessels surmounted by bulbous ebonized wood finials raised on fluted everted standard, stylized leaves surrounding finial standard, rounded lid bodies with gadrooning, vessel rims with beaded trim, handles with scrolled tripartite mount at shoulder and chevron ribbon mounts, rounded bases with gadrooning and fine beadwork to perimeter, tea kettle and stand with similar form having ebonized wood handle, pins on chains to mount kettle in stationary position, raised on legs with chevron ribbons to shoulders, burner with beading and gadrooning below, on circular ebonized wood platform, terminating on bulbous gadrooned feet with ebonized wood caps.


    Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Burner handle chipped, damage and losses to burner lip, two dents to burner body and dent to burner lid, kettle stand does not sit flush, kettle with minor dents to body, wear to painted handle and crack to handle to hot water kettle, crack to finial of kettle, pin dents to teapot, hairline crack to finial of teapot, coffee pot does not sit totally flush on even surface and exhibits minor pitting to lid, crack to wooden washer to foot of hot water kettle stand, otherwise very good condition presenting exceptionally well.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
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