Handwrought sterling silver with carved ivory handle

Pitcher, c. 1920

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The use of ivory in handles of silver vessels and containers as an insulator against heat is several centuries old, but Johan Rohde integrated this material into a very modernist, twentieth-century Scandinavian design.

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Handwrought sterling silver with carved ivory handle