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Bonbonniere, model number '10'

Danish
designed in 1910, manufactured in 1918
Designed by Georg Jensen (Danish, 1866–1935), Made by Georg Jensen (Danish, established 1904)


Object Place: Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dimensions

Height: 20.3cm (8in.) Other (greatest diameter): 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.) Other (diameter at foot): 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.154a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver, amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Inverted pear shape, on phlange base, slightly domed cover with four stylised buds terminating in amethyst stones.

Markings

Stamped manufacturer's marks for 1915-1927, stamped mark of origin 'COPENHAGEN', stamped model number '10' and date of manufacture '1918', stamped silver content '.830 S' (rubbed)

Provenance

By 1924, with the Georg Jensen Art Gallery 1924, sold by the gallery to the MFA for $120. (Accession Date: April 3, 1924)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund