Sotheby's Arts of Europe sale takes place next week on November 6, the auction includes almost 300 lots of furniture, silver, ceramics and textiles.

One of the highlights of the sale is a rare Georg Jensen chandelier. The piece is made of sterling silver and has 18 lights and is the designer's largest and most ambitious piece in silver. With an intricate design of blossoms and berries, this stunning piece demonstrates Jensen's talents as both a silversmith and fine artist. The piece has an estimate of $244,440 — $325,920

GEORG JENSEN. An important 18 light Danish Sterling Silver chandelier, 1920. Estimate $244,440 — $325,920. Photo via Sotheby's GEORG JENSEN. An important 18 light Danish Sterling Silver chandelier, 1920. Estimate $244,440 — $325,920. Photo via Sotheby's

It was commissioned by the important patron Ivar Kreuger, a Swedish civil engineer, entrepreneur and industrialist. It was sold from Kreuger's private collection in 1932 and has since been up for auction twice at the prominent Swedish auction house Bukowskis.

 

You can find more Georg Jensen objects up for auction here.

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