MINT CONDITION BRAND NEW, OLD STORE STOCK - NEVER WORN. This necklace was produced for a brief time in the 1960s, shortly after the crown jeweler A. Michelsen and the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory were bought by Georg Jensen. To celebrate this "merger" of historic "royal" workshops, several jewelry designs combining sterling silver and porcelain were produced.Production of this series was limited, and ended by 1970. Today, these pieces are highly collectible.
Each piece was created and signed by two leading artists - Jens Windfeld Hansen and Bodil Buch. Jens was a trained goldsmith from Michelsen workshop, and Bodil was a well-known ceramisist from Royal Copenhagen. Both were known for their fine craftsmanship The design offered here is a convertible necklace consisting of a large handmade classic blue porcelain disk pendant on a long, heavy handmade sterling silver chain with sterling spheres at each end.
The pendant is removeable and the necklace can be worn in a number of ways, both with and without the disk. This example is in original showroom condition and has never been worn. The porcelain disk is approximately 2 ½ inches 6 ½ cm. In diameter, and weighs about 20 grams. The reverse side of the disk is marked "Royal Copenhagen" with a crown, "Denmark", three "wavy" lines, and a special monogram combining the initials of Hansen and Buch.This necklace can be worn in a variety of ways to suit different necklines. The chain can be detached from the disk and worn by itself as an impressive sterling necklace. It is almost 33 inches 84 cm. Long and weighs approximately 20 grams.
The item "MODERNIST ANTON MICHELSEN MID-CENTURY NECKLACE FOR GEORG JENSEN MINT" is in sale since Sunday, March 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Scandinavian". The seller is "comforts" and is located in Old Westbury, New York.
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