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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

1982

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2020

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Cosmos Teapot And Lid, ca. 1925

This is a Teapot and lid. It was designed by Johan Rohde and manufactured by Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is silver, ebony. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

  • Teapot And Lid (USA), 1988
  • silver-plated electroformed copper, anodized aluminum, onyx.
  • Purchase in memory of Mildred Rosenberg, Gift of her Family..
  • 1992-33-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

Overall: 17.6 x 21.8 x 16 cm (6 15/16 x 8 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base: "Dessin / R [interlaced with] i" surrounded by 14 dots; "George / Jensen" in oval shape surrounded by oval of punched dots. Stamped: "DENMARK" on left and "STERLING" on right; "45 / C".

Cite this object as

Cosmos Teapot And Lid, ca. 1925; Designed by Johan Rohde (Danish, 1856 - 1935); Denmark; silver, ebony; Overall: 17.6 x 21.8 x 16 cm (6 15/16 x 8 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.); 1982-41-1-a,b

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