Learn about George Jensen

Danish silversmith Georg Jensen (1866 - 1934) served his apprenticeship under Holm of Svartgade, Copenhagen and became a journeyman in 1884, at the same time taking classes in art, modelling and engraving. From 1897 he studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and briefly worked for Bing & Grondahl

In the 1890s, he came under the influence of Mogens Ballin and spent some time in his workshop in 1899. In 1900, he won a scholarship which took him to Italy and France. On his return, he established a small porcelain factory with Joachim Petersen but this proved unsuccessful and he opened his first workshop in 1904 producing a small selection of silver jewellery.

He specialised in semi-precious stones and enamelware set in silver, and his designs for brooches, buckles and pendants were inspired by nature and the ideals of the Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts movement.

In 1907, he began collaborating with the painter Johan Rohde in translating the forms of post-Impressionist painting into the medium of silver. The cutlery and table silver for which he is renown today belong to the latter part of his life (1914-1935). more...
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A Georg Jensen sterling silver acorn pattern toddy ladle, post 1945, acorn or Konge, originally designed in 1915 by Johan Rodhe, the elegant ladle with a tapering fluted handle and pierced finial, the bowl with a double pourer; with maker's stamp and s

Georg Jensen three-piece silver tea set, c.1945, in pattern no: 80, designed in 1915, comprising cover pot, covered sugar bowl and creamer, of baluster form, with wood and silver beaded finial and slight domed covers, set with angled wood handles, total we

A Georg Jensen silver sauce ladle, 'Cactus design'. Length 19 cm. Weight 65g.

Georg Jensen (Danish, 1866-1935), Sterling Silver Footed Bowl, Model No. 197B, Post 1945, the round bowl with hammered surface and slightly everted rim, open-work stem decorated with foliage and berries, on spreading circular foot, stamped 'Georg Jense

An American sterling silver bowl, after 1940s, with mark of Georg Jensen Inc USA and marked sterling, a tapering deep bowl with floriform rim and a waisted base; hallmarked underside. Silver weight 170gr. Height 8 cm. Diameter 11.5 cm

Georg Jensen sterling silver 'Acorn' sugar tongs, with Jensen 'Accanthus sterling Sandwich tongs, each marked George Jensen sterling Denmark, (2)

A Georg Jensen Orchid bud vase by Harald Nielsen (1892-1977) with graduated pair of Georg Jensen boxes by Henning Koppel (1918-1981), all marked sterling with numbers 757, 1121, 325, vase 22 cm high, (3)

Georg Jensen sterling silver 'Acorn' servers, with Jensen sterling 'Acanthus' sauce ladles, the servers marked George Jensen sterling Denmark, the ladles marked Gj Ltd 925 sterling Denmark, (4)

A graduated set of sterling silver Georg Jensen coasters by Harald Nielsen, each with typical with grapevine and foliate motif, 2 x large coaster (size 51D) 12 cm, 6 x (size 51B) 9 cm, 6 x (size 51C) 7.5 cm, 6 x (size 51) 6 cm diameter, total weight 667 gr

A fine set of eight Georg Jensen sterling silver wine goblets by Harald Nielsen, on geometric stems with hand beaten finish to bowl, each 14-14.5 cm high

A Georg Jensen bar set and other stainless steel Kitchenalia, comprising, two cork screws, ice bucket, stirrers, dish and cover, entre dish, brandy warmer, measure and coaster (10)

A Georg Jensen silver circular bowl, designed by Johan Rohde in 1912, Copenhagen, 1915/30, model No. 6, with a circular flared bowl raised on berried leaves and scrolls and stepped oval base, the base engraved 'Florence Stern Kahn – 1931', st

A Georg Jensen silver Blossom pattern shallow round dish, designed by Georg Jensen in 1905, Copenhagen, post 1945, model No 2A, the rim designed with blossom and scrolls, standard Georg Jensen & Wendel A/S factory marks, and model numbers, 19 cm diamet

A Georg Jensen silver Blossom pattern oval tray, designed by Georg Jensen in 1905, Copenhagen, post 1945, model No 2H, the oval hand beaten body with two loop blossom and scroll handles, standard factory marks, oval Georg Jensen mark, and model numbers, 36

An small oval Mexican sterling silver tray, 20th century, the Georg Jensen inspired tray, the rim slightly shaped at each end and embellished with berry motifs; stamp underside’silver weight 273gr. Length 25 cm. Width 15 cm

Georg Jensen, Silver Dish, Design No. 620 C, hammered finish, stamped ' Georg Jensen Denmark Sterling 620 C, approx. weight 443 grams diameter 24.3 cm

Georg Jensen, silver tazza, design no. 263, 1978, grape' pattern, the flared rim bowl decorated with pendant grapes, on a spiral stem rising from a spreading circular base, stamped 'Georg Jensen, Denmark, silver, D10, 263', approx. 278 grams he

Silver tea and coffee set, in the style of George Jensen, with wooden handles, comprising teapot, coffee pot, pitcher, cream jug, sugar bowl, bowl, tray, marked 'Sterling 925 Mexico' (7), approx. Weight 6373 grams

Georg Jensen sterling silver dish, signed, weighs 445grams measures 24.3 cm diameter

A pair of Georg Jensen Harald Nielsen sterling silver Pyramid, serving bowls, 600A, stamped HN with Georg Jensen silver marks, diameter 26 cm, total weight 1569gms

A Danish Art Deco silver tea strainer, c.1930's, stamped with three castle assay and makers mark, length 14 cm. Weight 58gms, $100, 200, Georg Jensen

Two pairs of Georg Jensen Harald Nielsen sterling silver Pyramid, salt & pepper shakers,, each stamped with Georg Jensen silver marks, three with earlier 'GJ' monogram marks. Height 4.5 cm, total weight 159gms

A Georg Jensen Sigvard Bernadotte sterling silver mustard pot 801, stamped with Georg Jensen GJ earlier marks. Height 5.8 cm, diameter 4.8 cm, weight 87gms

A Georg Jensen Harald Nielsen sterling silver Pyramid, covered jam bowl 583A, stamped with Georg Jensen dotted circle marks. Height 7 cm. Diameter 10.5 cm

Georg Jensen sterling silver 'Cypress' Christening set comprising a fork, knife & napkin ring in a silk lined casing. Napkin ring inscribed 'Antony 18.8.58'. Condition good, some foxing to the case. Weight not including knife 59g

Pair of Georg Jensen silver salts, stamped 'Sterling Denmark' & factory mark

Georg Jensen sterling silver fish servers with pierced blades & fish motifs, stamped 'Geog Jensen Sterling Denmark'. Condition good, minor wear. Length 27 cm. Weight 268g

A Georg Jensen sterling silver oval handled sugar bowl, model No 235A, post 1945, oval dot mark. 9.5 cm wide, 7 cm high, 105 grams

A Georg Jensen sterling silver oval handled bowl, model No 235C, circa 1930, crowned mark. 7.5 cm wide, 6 cm high, 50 grams

Georg Jensen, Pair of Sterling Silver Serving Dishes, with shell form handles, stamped 'Georg Jensen Sterling Denmark', together with English silver twin-handled bowl (3), weight approximately 85 grams

Georg Jensen, Silver Tea Service, Blossom Pattern, designed c. 1905, comprising a tea pot and cover, a milk jug and a sugar bowl with cover, with carved ivory handles, openwork blossom finials, each piece raised on three cast feet, stamped ' Georg Jensen 9

Piet Hein, Two Silver Bowls, for Georg Jensen, stamped 'Piet Hein Denmark Georg Jensen Sterling', numbered 1145 B (2), height 4.6 cm, diameter 10.7 cm, weight 338 grams

Georg Jensen sterling silver salt & pepper shakers 4.8 cm high approx.

A pair of Danish silver Georg Jensen salt dishes, design '243 B'. Length 7 cm, width 4.9 cm. Weight 40.1g.

A pair of Danish silver Georg Jensen salt dishes, blue enamel dishes; 'Acathus' design by Johan Rohde. Length 9 cm, width 4.5 cm. Weight 99.4g.

Georg Jensen sterling silver lobed circular tray inscribed to the base 'Phyllis Wilkinson 1937'. Condition good, minor tarnishing. Diameter 37 cm. Weight 1179g

Georg Jensen sterling silver Blossom bowl, No. 2A, marked to base 'Denmark, Georg Jensen, Sterling', 14 cm x 19.5 cm, 4.5 cm high approx, 255grams approx

Two pairs of Georg Jensen sterling silver salt &, pepper shakers, No.902, designed by Sigvaard Bernadotte, marked to base Denmark, Georg Jensen, Sterling, & designers facsimile signature, each 5 cm high approx, 146grams approx

Two Georg Jensen sterling silver pin dishes, marked to base Denmark, Georg Jensen, Sterling, designed by Dessin, 7.5 cm diameter approx, 76grams approx

Georg Jensen sterling silver footed bowl, marked to base Denmark, Georg Jensen, sterling, designed by Dessin, 13.5 cm high approx, 665grams approx

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