Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Compote, Denmark, c. 1930, pattern no. 264B, with pendant grape motif and engraved presentation inscription dated 1937 to underside of the foot, ht. 12 1/8 in., approx. 50.6 troy oz.
Provenance: Acquired by Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981), financier, philanthropist, and benefactor of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, as a gift for his wife.
Rim with several indentations, including slightly deeper indentations to rim. Interior bowl with abrasions, few very small spots of verdigris. Foot with two larger dents, wobbles slightly.
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