Georg Jensen (1866-1935)


Compot with grapes. Design 263 by Georg Jensen, 1918.

The early books about Jensen are in Danish,for example Georg Jensen, En kunstner-hans tid og slægt (Georg Jensen, An Artist: His Time & Family) by Walter Schwartz, 1958.

However, there are many others in English:
Janet Drucker Georg Jensen: a Tradition of Splendid Silver, Atglen: Schiffer Publishing Ltd. (2nd revised edition), 2001.
Janet and William Drucker Georg Jensen: 20th Century Designs, Atglen: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2002.
Lloyd Herman and Erik Lassen Georg Jensen Silversmithy: 77 Artists, 75 years, Washington DC, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980.
Jacob Thage Danish Jewelry, Copenhagen: Komma & Clausen, 1990. (In Danish and English)
David A Taylor and Jason W Laskey Georg Jensen, Holloware: The Silver Fund Collection London: The Silver Fund plc, 2003.
Isabelle Anscombe, Mirjam Gelfer-Jorgensen, Toni Greenbaum and Susan Weber Soros Georg Jensen, Jewelry: The Silver Fund Collection, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. (David A Taylor of The Silver Fund was also involved with this book)
Michael Krogsgaard and Liv Carøe with Jørgen Frimand and Maria Damm The Unknown Georg Jensen, Copenhagen: The Georg Jensen Society, 2004.

There are many more books listed in the bibliographies of the above titles.

British Museum, London. Click here to go to the collections page.
Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Click on the picture below to go to the collections page.

The Goldsmiths’ Hall, London  Click here to go to the collections page.
Georg Jensen Museum (Georg Jensen Museet), Amager Torv 6, Copenhagen, Denmark 1160.

A list of 46 museums in USA & Europe with collections of George Jenson silverware can be found on page 299 of Georg Jensen: a Tradition of Splendid Silver’ by Janet Drucker.

There is a society devoted to Jenson's life, work and legacy - the Georg Jenson Society This link takes you to an interview with its Chairman, Michael Krogsgaard.

Art-iques and Design, Harrogate, UK
Drucker Antiques, Mount Kisco, New York, USA
The Silver Fund, London, UK and New York, USA
Jensen Silver, New York, USA