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nut bowl and spoon
  • Georg Jensen
    born: Radvad, Denmark ; died: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • nut bowl and spoon, circa 1938
  • Where object was made: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: a 3.8 x 13.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: a 1 1/2 x 5 1/4 in
    Object Length: b 12.1 cm
    Object Length: b 4 3/4 in
  • Bequest of Mrs. Augusta M. Jensen
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0037.a,b

Sterling silver nut bowl and spoon. Small beads under top rim. Larger beads on the handles. Egg and dart pattern along the foot/base. The spoon handle curls into an oval with small beads at the end of the spoon. The bowl of the spoon is serrated (leaf-like) and the handle is banded in two places.