Silver V-shape brooch by Anton Michelson, Denmark 1950s

Silver V-shape brooch by Anton Michelson, Denmark 1950s

Code: J264


W: 8.3cm (3.3")H: 4.5cm (1.8")

£130.00 £175.00 plus postage Approx $164.56, €151.87, ¥26000

This simple, modernistic brooch was designed by Eigel Jensen for Anton Michelsen company. It has the form of an open V-shape. It is fairly substantial, and weighing a fairly heavy 20g it is more suited to wearing on a jumper, coat or jacket than lighterweight clothes.

It is excellent used condition and bears the designer and maker marks.

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Eigel Jensen (1917-2002) trained with the Hans Hansen silversmithy and designed for Georg Jensen. He worked for Anton Michelsen as a silversmith and production manager from 1943 to 1983.

Anton Michelsen (1809–1877) established his own company in Copenhagen in 1841. He became the royal jeweller, and exhibited at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1855. After his death, the company was run by his son and grandson. The company worked with many notable designers including Arnold Krog, Thorvald Bindesbøll, Arne Bang and Edvard Kindt-Larsen.