Georg Jensen Hammered Sterling Silver Kiddush Cup in Grape Pattern 296B from 1930s
Rare 1930s Georg Jensen hand hammered sterling silver Kiddush cup in Grape pattern number 296B with exquisite grape decorations at the stem, measuring 2'' in diameter by 3'' in height, 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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