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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.128
People
Georg Jensen, Danish (Raavad, Denmark 1866 - 1935 Copenhagen, Denmark)
Title
Tea Pot
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1905 (manufactured 1925-1932)
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Denmark
Culture
Danish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/186566
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver and ebony
Dimensions
12.7 x 22.2 x 15.9 cm (5 x 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: on underside, stamped: GEORG JENSEN within an oval of raised dots with a crown above (1925-32); DESIGN/ C1/ STERLING/ DENMARK/ 1A; C1/ 925/ S in an oval
Provenance
David Berg, Bequest, 1999.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Bequest of David Berg
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.128
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Teapot with circular double ogee outline, set with straight stick handle and finial made of ebony with a slight cross-shaped incision on end of handle. The surface of the pot has a slightly hammered finish all over and is adorned with beading along the end of the acorn finial and at the handle where it is attached to the pot.
Publication History

Janet Drucker and William Drucker, Georg Jensen 20th Century Designs, Schiffer Publishing , Ltd. (Atglen, PA, 2002), cat. no. 1A

Janet Drucker, Georg Jensen: A Tradition of Splendid Silver, Schiffer Publishing , Ltd. (Atglen, PA, 2002), p. 218

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