Georg Jensen Sterling Fish Platter
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
- Date / Time :
- April 09, 2011 10:00AM
Georg Jensen Sterling Fish Platter, 1915-32, no. 230, oval, the rim applied with stylized flowering vine, lg. 23 1/4 in., approx. 54 troy oz.
Provenance: Engraved to underside with owner's name, "Gordon Mendelssohn," and the name of his yacht, "Quartermore." This platter were part of a suite of Jensen tableware used on the vessel. Mendelssohn was a wealthy notable in Detroit, Michigan, and a patron of the arts. The Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre at the University of Michigan was built through a donation Mendelssohn's in honor of his mother.
overall minor usage wear, including some wear to raised surface decoration, and knife marks.