2008/​767 Jens H. Quistgaard: “Fjord” and “Congo”. Stainless steel cutlery pieces with handles of teak and black bakelite. (6)

Description

“Fjord” and “Congo”. Stainless steel cutlery pieces with handles of teak and black bakelite. Marked IHQ Dansk Designs, Germany. Marks with variations. “Fjord” manufactued for Dansk Designs from 1953. (6)

Comprising:

“Fjord”: 1 carving set, 1 carving fork, 1 ice cream spoon, 1 opener.

“Congo”: 1 sauce ladle.

“Fjord” was awarded in Georg Jensens competition 1953. Literature: Dansk Kunsthåndværk 1954, p. 175. Exhibition: Museum of Modern Art, New York

Condition

Normal patina due to age and use including scratches and marks. Carving knife with glue remains between handle and blade.

Auction

Category

Artist

Jens H. Quistgaard (b. Copenhagen 1919, d. 2008)

Estimate

2,000 kr.

Price realised

Not sold