Posts Tagged ‘Georg Jensen

21
May
13

The Animal Attraction of Georg Jensen

Sure to be many a collectors dream is a large group of sterling silver Georg Jensen jewelry items at Michaan’s Auctions.  The collection, amassed some forty years ago, will now be sold in Michaan’s June fine jewelry sale in twenty-eight lots.  All the authentic Jensen items bear stamps verifying production numbers as well as artist marks.  Many of the coveted images include depictions of animals, a jewelry fan favorite and coveted collector niche category as well.  The Jensen animal menagerie is out of its cage and up for auction on June 7, 2013, highlighted by the following brooches.

From Jensen Silversmithy designer Arno Malinowski:

The Moonlight Butterfly Brooch, lot 2445, $500-700

The Moonlight Butterfly Brooch, lot 2445, $500-700

The Kneeling Deer Brooch, lot 2442, $400-600

The Kneeling Deer Brooch, lot 2442, $400-600

The Bird with Wheat Brooch, lot 2443, $400-600

The Bird with Wheat Brooch, lot 2443, $400-600

The Dolphin Brooch, lot 2441, $300-500

The Dolphin Brooch, lot 2441, $300-500

From Jensen Silversmithy designer Harald Nielsen:

An extremely rare sterling silver and iron quail brooch, lot 2438, $300-500

An extremely rare sterling silver and iron quail brooch, lot 2438, $300-500

Previews for the June fine jewelry offerings will be held on May 31st until the day of sale.

Michaan’s Auctions is located at 2751 Todd Street, Alameda, CA 94501.