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Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales | A set of twelve Danish silver children's knives, forks and spoons, majority Hellerup Sølvsmedie, Copenhagen, 1948-1960

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales | A set of twelve Danish silver children's knives, forks and spoons, majority Hellerup Sølvsmedie, Copenhagen, 1948-1960

Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales | A set of twelve Danish silver children's knives, forks and spoons, majority Hellerup Sølvsmedie, Copenhagen, 1948-1960

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales

A set of twelve Danish silver children's knives, forks and spoons

majority Hellerup Sølvsmedie, Copenhagen

1948-1960


comprising 12 knives with steel blades, 12 forks and 12 spoons, the handles formed as scenes from 12 stories by Hans Christian Andersen: Blockhead Hans (Klods-Hans), The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep (Hyrdinden og Skorstensfejeren), The Spinning Wheel (Spinderokken), The Tinderbox (Fyrtøjet), Little Claus and Big Claus (Lille Claus og store Claus), The Little Match Girl (Den Lille Pige med Svovlstikkerne), The Emperor's New Clothes (Keiserens nye Klæder), The Steadfast Tin Soldier (Den standhaftige tinsoldat), The Princess and the Pea (Prinsessen paa Ærten), The Flying Trunk (Den flyvende Kuffert), The Metal Pig (Metalsvinet) and The Little Mermaid (Den lille havfrue)

knives approx. 17cm., 6 1/2 in. long

1120gr., 35oz. including knives

A very rare and charming set with good marks, normal scratches and normal light wear, generally good condition, a few pieces maker's mark SJ, Copenhagen.


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The Hellerup Sølvsmedie was located in Hellerup, an affluent area of northern Copenhagen where Georg Jensen lived for the last 10 years of his life.