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George Jensen Silver Brooch of a Lapwing in Bullrushes

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This is a cleverly executed large silver brooch of a lapwing (wading bird) in the bullrushes, made by the Danish firm of George Jensen. It is fully marked on the reverse with the Jensen hallmarks, and import marks for 1964.

Written by Olly Gerrish

It is not a design that I have seen before so I think it is quite rare

Date & OriginMid-Century (1950s), Danish
MeasurementsDiameter 2 ⅛ in / 5.4 cm
ConditionExcellent
HallmarksG.J Ld Georg Jensen in an oval dotted surround
Sterling Denmark
925 (forhigh grade silver) Import date mark for 1964
Design no 297
ProvenanceDanish