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An extensive Art Nouveau Cutlery Model 3001 and 3001 ½

Hans Christiansen (Flensburg 1866 - Wiesbaden 1945)


An extensive Art Nouveau Cutlery Model 3001 and 3001 ½

Lot-No. 592

Proceeds : 2.500,00 €


Bruckmann&Söhne, around 1900. Silver, stamped. Assay mark, '800', mm. 90-parted.: 12 dinner frorks (6 x model 3001 1/2, 6 x model 3001 1/2), 12 dinner spoons, 12 dinner knifes, 12 starter forks, 12 starter spoons, 12 starter knifes, 3 cold cut forks, 2 serving spoons, 2 meat forks, 11 dessert knifes. Blades partially added. Traces of usage. Overall weight without dinner and starter knifes approx. 3550 g. - Painter, graphic artist and writer, internationally recognised exponent of German Art Nouveau. After an apprenticeship as decorative painter in Flensburg and Hamburg C. studied at the Hamburg school of applied arts and at the Acacémie Julian in Paris. He joined the 'Volkskunst-Verein' in Hamburg and was promoted by J. Brinckmann. In 1893 he visited the World's Fair in Chicago a. was enthusiastic about the art of Tiffany. In 1898 was called to the Darmstadt 'Mathildenhöhe' and made professor, but returned to Paris in 1902, since 1912 he lived in Wiesbaden. He was banned from his profession by the Nazis. Mus.: Hamburg (MK&G, Altonaer Mus.), Flensburg (Museumsberg) a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Vollmer, Der Neue Rump, Zimmermann-Degen: H. C. - Leben und Werk eines Jugendstilmalers a. others.

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Hans Christiansen: An extensive Art Nouveau Cutlery Model 3001 and 3001 ½


Hans Christiansen (Flensburg 1866 - Wiesbaden 1945)

An extensive Art Nouveau Cutlery Model 3001 and 3001 ½

Lot-No. 592

Proceeds : 2.500,00 €

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Bruckmann&Söhne, around 1900. Silver, stamped. Assay mark, '800', mm. 90-parted.: 12 dinner frorks (6 x model 3001 1/2, 6 x model 3001 1/2), 12 dinner spoons, 12 dinner knifes, 12 starter forks, 12 starter spoons, 12 starter knifes, 3 cold cut forks, 2 serving spoons, 2 meat forks, 11 dessert knifes. Blades partially added. Traces of usage. Overall weight without dinner and starter knifes approx. 3550 g. - Painter, graphic artist and writer, internationally recognised exponent of German Art Nouveau. After an apprenticeship as decorative painter in Flensburg and Hamburg C. studied at the Hamburg school of applied arts and at the Acacémie Julian in Paris. He joined the 'Volkskunst-Verein' in Hamburg and was promoted by J. Brinckmann. In 1893 he visited the World's Fair in Chicago a. was enthusiastic about the art of Tiffany. In 1898 was called to the Darmstadt 'Mathildenhöhe' and made professor, but returned to Paris in 1902, since 1912 he lived in Wiesbaden. He was banned from his profession by the Nazis. Mus.: Hamburg (MK&G, Altonaer Mus.), Flensburg (Museumsberg) a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Vollmer, Der Neue Rump, Zimmermann-Degen: H. C. - Leben und Werk eines Jugendstilmalers a. others.

An extensive Art Nouveau Cutlery Model 3001 and 3001 ½
An extensive Art Nouveau Cutlery Model 3001 and 3001 ½