Serving dish, model no. 980B

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Denmark, 1960s

  • Literature

    Mobilier et Décoration (Paris), no. 1, January 1955, pp. 36-37
    Marianne Aav and Nina Stritzler-Levine, eds., Finnish Modern Design: Utopian Ideals and Everyday Realities: 1930-1997, exh. cat., The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New Haven, 1998, p. 240, fig. 10-4
    Niels–Jørgen Kaiser, The World of Henning Koppel, Copenhagen, 2000, p. 64 for a work on paper, p. 65
    Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., Decorative Art 50s, Cologne, 2000, p. 460
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2007, p. 114

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was awarded a gold medal in 1951 at the IX Triennale, Milan.


Serving dish, model no. 980B

designed 1948, executed 1960s
Precious metal.
14 cm (5 1/2 in) high, 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in) diameter
Manufactured by Georg Jensen, Denmark. Underside marked with 1945-1977 maker's mark 'GEORG JENSEN' and artist's initials 'HK', 'DENMARK', 'STERLING', '980' and 'B'.

£12,000 - 15,000 

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