Sculptural fish pencil holder or vase in brass patinated disco-metal by Danish silversmith Just Andersen, 1930s. Heavy piece with great character.
Design: Just Andersen
- Measures (height x width x depth): 9 x 12 x 8 cm
- Material: Brass plated disco metal
- Year: 1930s
- Stamped: Just, 1389, Denmark
- Condition: Very good vintage condition, light surface wear consistent with age.
Just Andersen (1884-1943)
Ib Just Andersen was a Danish silversmith and sculptor and worked mainly in pewter, bronze and his own invention; Disco metal. Named after the Disko Bay of Greenland, where he grew up, disco metal was an alloy with a bronze-like appearance consisting of pewter, lead and antimon. It was used to produce affordable "Bronze" items, such as candlesticks, vases, sculptures and also for models in the foundry. After being cast the pieces were patinated as bronze, copper or brass.
Andersen started his own workshop in 1918 and also worked for Swedish companies GAB (Guldsmedsaktiebolaget) and NK (Nordiska Kompaniet) in Stockholm, Sweden, during the 1920s and 1930s. He is regarded as the most prominent designer of modern pewter in Denmark and had his own showrooms in Berlin, London, New York and Los Angeles.
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