silver sauce boat unadorned body seated on a wreath and tapered oval base with eight studs at edge; handle formed by an opening seedling curled under back rim of boat; forms a set with .29.2 ladle

Sauce boat, 1929

The founder of the celebrated Danish firm that bears his name, Jensen opened his first shop in 1904. He quickly established a reputation for high-quality craftsmanship opening shops in Berlin, Paris, London, and New York. He is best known for his blending of classical and Art Nouveau elements with modernist forms. In this set the ornate ladle handle complements the handle of the bowl, creating a repetition of forms when together.

Details
Title
Sauce boat
Artist Life
1866-1935
Role
Maker
Accession Number
99.195.21.1
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silver sauce boat unadorned body seated on a wreath and tapered oval base with eight studs at edge; handle formed by an opening seedling curled under back rim of boat; forms a set with .29.2 ladle