Danish Hand Hammered Sterling Silver Coffee Pot in Jensen Art Deco and Art Nouveau Style
20th century, Danish, sterling silver, hand hammered coffee pot in riveting Georg Jensen style, with both Art Nouveau accents with stylized natural motifs near the handle and with Art Deco-style engraving on the handle, measuring 7 3/4'' in height by 5 1/2'' from handle to spout, weighing 13.5 ozt, and 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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