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Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Cocktail Shakers, 1935-1945

Reference: 6819, 6818, 6817

Georg Jensen, Denmark

Three outstanding and important examples of the quality workmanship of designer Harald Nielsen for Danish silversmith Georg Jensen (est. 1904), a complete set of the three different sizes of this iconic cocktail shaker, design reg. 462.

(From left) a Sterling silver cocktail shaker, circa 1945 (design reg. no. 462D), the shaker body with plain finish has a stepped foot and cap with bead detail and finial of buds and scrolled foliage, which lifts to reveal a beautifully delicate pieced strainer in the shape of a ring of tulips.

Height: 10 inches (26 cm)

Price Code: ££££

(Centre) the largest of the three shakers, this extraordinary 1935 example (462C) with a lightly hammered, martelé finish, a stepped cover and tapering body, also with similar foliate finial, and tulip pierced strainer.

Height: 13 inches (33 cm)

Price Code: ££££

(Right) a large Sterling silver cocktail shaker also of tapered form, circa 1935 in the pattern variant 462B, with a stepped neck and cap with a rolled, beaded edge with similar foliate finial, and tulip pierced strainer.

Height: 12 inches (30 cm)

Price Code: ££££

All are marked with their design numbers and bear the famous dotted oval stamp for Georg Jensen.

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