Georg Jensen silver will be offered at charity auction

Georg Jensen estate silver valued at more than $250,000 will be offered on March 3 at the ”Eleventh Annual Polo Club Luncheon and Auction” benefiting the Palm Beach County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

The Silver Fund and The British Luxury Council are sponsoring the event and have assembled a array of sterling silver designs by the master Danish silvermaker as ‘The Ultimate Georg Jensen Table.’

”The Ultimate Georg Jensen Table” is on display at Tourneau at 175 Worth Avenue in Palm Beach until March 2. Then it will be featured at the Palm Beach Town & Country Exposition, March 9th to 13th at the International Pavilion, where The Silver Fund will exhibit vintage Jensen silver, including many rare pieces from collections of the world’s major museums.

Alastair Crawford and Michael James, managing directors of The Silver Fund, the world’s largest dealers in old Georg Jensen silver, say, ‘Americans have always been great fans of Georg Jensen and in fact, we have many long time Palm Beach clients who know us from the dozen major art fairs where we exhibit in the United States.’

The Ultimate Georg Jensen Table includes Jensen’s signature ”Grape Moti” silver compotes in three sizes, six ”Acorn” pattern silver dinner plates, six silver wine goblets, a ”Blossom” pattern coffee pot, a circular centerpiece bowl, a pair of five-light candelabra designed by Johanne Rohde, and a Rohde pitcher. The value of these items is placed at $250,000.

In addition, The Silver Fund is offering a dozen Jensen items for the Polo Club’s ”Silent Auction,” including a trio of ”Grape” compotes, a 1930s vintage ”Pyramid” pattern decanter with a sterling stopper, a circa 1925 ”Acorn” pattern glass ice bucket no longer being made, and the iconic ”Pregnant Duck” pitcher designed by Henning Koppel in 1950.

Also featured in the Silent Auction is a Georg Jensen 18 ct. gold necklace dating to 1960, a sterling ”Dove” pin set and ”Dove” bracelet, a floral bracelet set with moonstones, and flatware services for 12 from two of the most popular Jensen patterns, ”Cactus” and ”Acorn.”

For more information, contact The Silver Fund at 1-877-224-5230 or visit its Web site at www.thesilverfund.com.