Modernist 20th Century /07 December 2003


Henning Koppel

pitcher number 992
Georg Jensen
Denmark, 1952
sterling silver
5 w × 7 d × 11½ h in (13 × 18 × 29 cm)

Affectionately dubbed the "Pregnant Duck," Koppel's pitcher is his trademark design. The fluid line and pure form are unequalled. Each pitcher is hand-hammered. Stamped marks: [HK Denmark George Jensen 992]. Literature: Henning Koppel Verden, Kaiser, pg. 72-73 Scandinavian Design, Fiell, pg. 315

estimate: $12,000–15,000
result: $14,160

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