Posted 2 years ago
I have had this piece of Royal Copenhagen for a few years and it remains another mystery piece. I have no idea what it is made to do. My only idea is that it might have been for putting a hole in the end of a cigar.
Any ideas would be appreciated.
I have a few metal pieces by Royal Copenhagen. I know that there is a link between Royal Copenhagen and Georg Jensen. I believe that Royal Copenhagen acquired Georg Jensen in 1972. There was a legal dispute about use of the Georg Jensen signature. I have one object that was made by both companies. I'm thinking that the mark of Royal Copenhagen on metal suggests a date later than 1972.
Can anyone clear up this point for me?
What I have seen that is of interest to me at least is that a very similar design was used by the late Czech glass artist Frantisek Vizner: