Georg Jensen

Georg Jensen Acorn Place Card Holder, 925 Sterling Silver

Georg Jensen Denmark | Since 1904
SKU: GJ-3062364-FSK-FJ
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Designed in 1915 by Johan Rohde, the Acorn sterling silver cutlery pattern represents the early foundation of Georg Jensen's organic and timeless design language. In contrast to the style of the early 1900s, Acorn's design captures a classic, understated style where decoration is used to emphasize the form and shape. Regarded as both a sumptuous and noble pattern, Acorn had at one time 220 individual pieces. Today's range totals 80 and remains one of Georg Jensen's most exclusive silver cutlery patterns.

  • Brand:Georg Jensen of Denmark
  • Country: Denmark
  • SKU: GJ-3062364-FSK-FJ
  • Material: 925 Sterling Silver
  • Designer:Georg Jensen of Denmark
  • Dimensions:5/6"
Johan Rohde
Johan Rohde (1856-1935), originally a painter, was the first designer to collaborate with Georg Jensen. In 1906, Rohde approached the silversmithy to produce a coffee set which he had designed himself for his new home. The collaboration proved an enormous success with many of Rohdeâ?™s bowls, candelabras and coffee & tea services defining an era of classic silver hollowware design.

Before becoming a designer for the studio, Johan Rohde was impressed by the craftsmanship of Georg Jensen. Their first collaboration dates from 1904, when Rohde commissioned Georg Jensen to make some objects for his own personal use. This collaboration was a great success for both sides. Rohde was impressed with Jensenâ?™s talent and Jensen was impressed with Rohdeâ?™s own skilled eye for design. Based on their initial cooperation, Jensen asked Rohde if he would design subsequent products for Georg Jensen. Rohde became one of the brandâ?™s earliest artistâ?™s to lend their unique vision to the studio.

Johan Rohde designed serene, elegant products for the silver smithy, beginning in 1906. Rohdeâ?™s designs have much with in common with the designs of Georg Jensen himselfâ??his pieces bear the same characteristic hammer marks and use the same oxidization technique.

Rohdeâ?™s designs, however, are much more highly stylized than Georg Jensenâ?™s more natural Art Nouveau style. On the other hand, Johan Rohdeâ?™s design is not strictly Art Déco eitherâ??his designs are not purely geometric. Therefore, Rhodeâ?™s work falls somewhere between the two: a unique amalgam of Art Nouveau and Art Déco.

Rohdeâ?™s original works are symbols of a remarkable era in design, and represent the richness of the Georg Jensen legacy
Georg Jensen of Denmark
We are pleased to offer a special and unique assortment of the Georg Jensen Home & Design Collections. For the past century, Georg Jensen has stood for refined and organic design that is both pure and timeless. It is the elegant simplicity in Georg Jensen's products that surprises and delights the senses. Always distinctive and full of life, the serene flowing forms of Jensen designs are surprising enriched by exquisitely sculpted ornamentation. Fjorn Scandinavian offers the complete assortment of Georg Jensen Living, Steel & Sterling Flatware plus highlights from the Danish Heritage Collections. From Scandinavian Gifts and Barware to Sterling Cutlery and Heritage Gifts, Georg Jensen represents the elegance and luxury of Scandinavian Living.

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