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Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Cocktail Shaker No. 462C by Harald Nielsen, Large

$ 10,500
  • Description
    Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Cocktail Shaker No. 462C by Harald Nielsen, Large

    Sterling silver art deco cocktail shaker designed by Harald Nielsen for Georg Jensen. Spot-hammered surface, stepped domed cover with intricate openwork leaf and berry finial. Tapering, cylindrical body with applied bead and lozenge foot rim. The detached cylindrical cap has openwork beaded foliate finial.

    It is a large size at 12" tall and holds a over a quart of liquid. Heavy weight at 28.5 ounces

    Designer: Harald Nielsen
    Maker: Georg Jensen
    Design #: 462C
    Circa: Circa 1933-44
    Dimensions: 12" tall
    Country of Origin: Denmark

    Harald Nielsen bio: Harald Nielsen (1892 - 1977) is an important figure in the history of the Georg Jensen Silversmithy. He was not only a masterful designer; he helped facilitate a smooth transition from the first generation of the firm’s designers, notably Georg Jensen and Johan Rohde - to those who followed, and played a key role in ensuring the continuity of high standards of craftsmanship and design creativity.
    Nielsen was the younger brother of Georg Jensen’s third wife, Johanne Nielsen. Although he aspired to be a painter, in 1909 he became an apprentice in Jensen’s small workshop, where he was initially employed as a chaser. Later, he became one of the Silversmithy’s designers and the director of the smithy’s school for apprentices, the latter a position he held for seventeen years. He served as the Silversmithy’s director from 1954 through 1958, and as its artistic director from 1958 to 1962.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Denmark
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Sterling Silver
    Condition: Excellent.
    Creation Date: 1933-44
    Styles / Movements: Art Deco, Modern, Scandinavian Modern
    Incollect Reference #: 142112
  • Dimensions
    H. 12 in;
    H. 30.48 cm;
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