Elegant and simple neck ring/ torque designed by Ove Wendt for Georg Jensen, Denmark c 1970s and this is typical of his style. The internal diameter of this torque is 11 cm and the depth is c 12mm, tapering at the ends. 60g.
The torque bears the marks Georg Jensen logo, '16A', '925S' 'Denmark' and is in excellent vintage condition. It is sold with its original box.
Ove Wendt (1907-82), silversmith, has produced jewellery since the 1930s and had his own workshop in Copenhagen in 1959. He worked with Andreas Mikkelsen from 1970-78 and later designed jewellery for the Georg Jensen Silversmithy.
Georg Jensen are world renowned Danish makers of the finest quality jewellery and other items. They were named after their founder (1866-1935) and were established in Denmark in 1904. They were leading designers in the Art Nouveau period in the early Twentieth Century and later adapted their style to the fashions of the day. After World War 2 they adopted a more modernist style and worked with a number of leading designers many of whom went on to great acclaim as pioneers of the modern Scandinavian style.
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