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1919

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1986

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Model #242 Bowl, designed ca. 1919, made ca. 1955

This is a bowl. It was designed by Georg Arthur Jensen and manufactured by Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie. It is dated designed ca. 1919, made ca. 1955 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Dr. Marilyn G. Karmason. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 12.5 x 18.4 cm (4 15/16 x 7 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Stamped on underside of foot: "[factory mark of G. Jensen in a beaded cir- cle beneath crown] / STERLING / 242 / DENMARK / GJ 925 S in a beaded oval."Unidentified mark of a figure in beaded circle, with scratched "CF"

Cite this object as

Model #242 Bowl, designed ca. 1919, made ca. 1955; Designed by Georg Arthur Jensen (Danish, 1866–1935); Denmark; silver; H x diam.: 12.5 x 18.4 cm (4 15/16 x 7 1/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1986-109-2

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