Item number: 53758
A small sterling silver bowl in “Pyramid” pattern,
Copenhagen 1926-32 by Georg Jensen
A Georg Jensen sterling silver footed bowl in Pyramid pattern, designed by Harald Nielsen, 1926. Executed by Georg Jensen silversmithy in 1931. A good gauge of silver and in exceptional condition. The footed bowl shows no personal inscription or monogram and has been professionally polished. In addition to the Georg Jensen hallmarks for 1926-32 it shows import marks for London 1931.
“Pyramid” pattern was designed in 1926 by Harald Nielsen, Georg Jensen’s brother-in-law, and is still a modern classic among Art Déco silverware. The production was not limited to silver cutlery alone but also included hollowware, such as tea services, bowls, trays or bottle coolers. Initially it was made in 830 silver, but the increasing international popularity of the design in the early 1930s required it to be made in sterling silver. The popularity of silverware in “Pyramid” is still unbroken today and the pattern is one of Georg Jensen’s most popular classics alongside “Magnolia” / “Blossom”, “Acorn” and “Bernadotte”.
In the early years, there were a large number of different vessel shapes in “Pyramid” pattern, the production of which was gradually discontinued after the Second World War, so as the case with this footed bowl. Today, Georg Jensen still produces hollowware and cutlery in “Pyramid” pattern in sterling silver and also in stainless steel, although no longer in Denmark but in Thailand.
17.5 cm / 6.89″ length (between the handles), 14.7 cm / 5.78″ diameter, 3.0 cm / 1.18″ tall; 217.1 g / 6.97 oz