With its fantastic geometric design, use of negative space, juxtaposition of the smooth round and sharp angular forms and the elegantly elongated dangles, the pendant has an interesting sculptural shape that is lively and animated, like a wearable mobile. Likely influenced both by ancient Nordic motifs as well as Atomic, Space Age ones, it looks ancient and modern at the same time, a Modernist version of the traditional Solje. Measuring about 1-3/4" wide by 3-3/8", overall length, it is in Excellent vintage condition with just light surface dirt, scratches and tarnish as expected for its age.
From the 1960s, the heyday of Scandinavian modernist design, it is signed on the back "925S David-Andersen Norway Sterling". It is not signed as to the artist but was designed by Bjørn Sigurd Østern. Expert craftsmanship and exciting design combine to make this handsome vintage Danish pendant a stand out.
With its strong design, it is simple, yet dramatic, and is very easy to wear. Perfect for collectors of Scandinavian silver, modernist design and of course, jewelry, it would make a terrific gift, although I doubt you will want to part with it, and will come to you in a gift box, just in case.With the elegantly cool look typical of the best Scandinavian silver, this powerful and sculptural vintage sterling pendant by David-Andersen, whose work is increasingly sought, will make a super addition to your collection. Please see our other auctions for more great vintage jewelry, including Scandinavian. Both methods include gift box. International buyers aware of the rules and expenses of importing into their country are welcome. WE LOVE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS!
If you have a complaint, please let us know. It is our highest ambition to deserve 5 Stars. We thank you for your custom! Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution.The item "DAVID ANDERSEN Sterling Pendant Solje Dangles 1960s EUC Vintage NORWAY Norwegian" is in sale since Thursday, January 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Scandinavian". The seller is "momandpopcybershop" and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.