Estate Sterling Silver Flatware set service for 12, 84 pieces late art deco era Georg Jensen Acorn Pattern - box is not original and is as found. "Acorn" or "Konge" pattern was designed by Johan Rohde in 1915 for Georg Jensen.This 84 piece set includes 12 dinner forks 7 1/2" each approximately 60 grams, 12 luncheon forks 6 1/2" each approximately 44 grams, 12 dessert forks 6 1/2" each approximately 51 grams - some rubber band staining to back of one handle, 12 tea spoons 5 3/4" each approximately 29 grams - two different marks - WENDEL A/S and Georg Jensen within dotted oval - 12 dinner knives 9" stainless blades - full size each approximately 76 grams, 12 luncheon knives 8 1/8" stainless steel blades - Raadvad Knivefabriken Denmark - full size hollow handles each approximately 61 grams, 12 hollow handled butter knives 6 each approximately 30 grams, (some rubber band staining to handles - all have a green sharpie inventory number - can be removed with nail polish remover) - these are vintage pieces - wear is consistent with age and light use - the quality is better than the later pieces - total silver weight approximately 148 ounces on my postal scale - includes steel blades. Johan Rohde is known for his innovative and unique style. While his patterns are elegant and classic, they are a unique version of Art Nouveau and still fit in well with today's world. Johan Rohde became one of the first people to work with Georg Jensen after Rohde had Jensen commission some pieces for his personal collection in 1906. Georg Jensen was impressed so much by his style that he invited him to design a collection.
In his favorable Acorn pattern, you can see Rohde used decoration to emphasize form as well as hammer marks and oxidisation. Seven piece place settings for 12 - Georg Jensen sterling. I will do my absolute best to describe each item as accurately as possible and to the best of my knowledge. That being said, please note that my items are vintage, often unique and unless otherwise noted NOT in mint or new condition, light wear consistent with age and use must be expected.
The item "Vintage Georg Jensen Acorn Pattern 84 piece Place setting for 12 mark 1945-51" is in sale since Friday, November 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "hstewarth" and is located in Nordland, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.