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Vintage silver earclips by Harald Nielsen for Georg Jensen, Denmark 2nd half of the 20th century
These vintage earclips come from the famous Danish company Georg Jensen. Some of the best goldsmiths of the Scandinavian region worked and work with Jensen and design jewellery for the company. This piece with the design number 40 was designed by Harald Nielsen (1892-1977). Nielsen originally intended to become a painter, but after his sister married Georg Jensen, he too joined his brother-in-law's firm. He started as an apprentice chaser in 1909 and became the company's artistic director in 1958 - a position he held until 1962. During his long tenure at Georg Jensen, Harald Nielsen designed numerous pieces of jewellery, cutlery and bodyware. Many of his designs are still in the tradition of the Danish Art Nouveau style known as Skønvirke, but Art Deco influences can also be seen. The vintage earclips from the 2nd half of the 20th century, based on an older design, reveal this fusion. In Nielsen's typical formal language, we see in each case a bunch of grapes made of shiny silver balls movably suspended under a clip with a leaf. The design oscillates between naturalism and abstraction and already reveals the well-known design line of Moonlight Grapes, which have become a classic of the house of Georg Jensen. The pair came to us from a private collection in Baden and comes in an original Georg Jensen case. The ear jewellery is beautifully preserved and a particularly appealing piece of Danish jewellery design!
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If for any reason you are still not satisfied, contact us and we will find a mutual solution immediately. Regardless, you can return any item within 30 days and we will refund you the full purchase price.