Exceptional Georg Jensen large, rare design Silver and Amazonite Master Brooch, C.1915. Never seen this master brooch in amazonite, probably a once off piece. Designed as foliate, bud and fruit motifs set with and suspending amazonite cabochons with acorn silver capped drops. Measures: 9.50 x 5.50 cm, 1915-1927 early marks design number 96. Item Weight: 56.40 grams. Excellent condition, no issues. Ref for examples in amber, chrysoprase and labradorite. Georg Jensen: A Tradition of Splendid Silver, by Janet Drucker, P. 94/95; Georg Jensen Jewelry David A. Taylor P 207 No 159. Labradorite example sold at Skinners Auction House June 2012 US$20,145.00
Exceptional Georg Jensen Silver and Amazonite Master Brooch, C.1920 SOLDby Louis Wine
Exceptional Georg Jensen Silver and Amazonite Master Brooch, C.1920
Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.