Poul Petersen Four Piece Sterling Tea and Coffee Service
This set, made by the celebrated silversmith in Montreal, has much in common with the work of his father-in-law Georg Jensen. The teapot, of compressed spherical form, the coffee pot, sugar basin and milk jug, proclaim an essentially Art Deco aesthetic whilst paying homage to the naturalistic forms of Art Nouveau with an applied leafy motif. At his best here, Petersen adds his own personal flourish to the chaste simplicity of his forms. This kind of set is by no means easy to find. It weighs a substantial 1436 grams all in.
Height is of coffee pot to the top of the finial
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