Modernist 20th Century /07 December 2003


Henning Koppel

Centerpiece Bowl, model #980
Georg Jensen
Denmark, c. 1948
sterling silver
15 w × 15¾ d × 6¼ h in (38 × 40 × 16 cm)

An early and important example from the first five years of production. The massive Centerpiece Bowl is an exceptional example of Danish silver work. Koppel's fluid designs are icons of mid-century form. A pristine example, signed with impressed factory marks: [Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Denmark 980 A]. Literature: Henning Koppel Verden, Kaiser, pg.64-65 Scandinavian Deisgn, Fiell, pg. 364 illustrates this form and original advertisement

estimate: $25,000–35,000
result: $27,140

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