Rare sterling silver pendant. Hallmarked for famous David Andersen, Oslo Norway 1960. Designed by Björn Sigurd Östern. Also hallmarked with Swedish import marks.
Size: 5cm / 2inch
"DAVID ANDERSEN (1843-1901)
David Andersen started his company In 1876 in Christiania (now Oslo) Norway. David Andersen soon achieved much success. This was mainly due to the high quality standards which he imposed himself and his amazing craftsmanship. Soon he opened a second store in Oslo. His son Arthur changed the name of the company and the family name in David-Andersen. Arthur also introduced the famous enamel on the jewelry. The company is still led by the family. The fourth generation Uni and Jon David-Andersen. The company has always followed the Trend of his time. In the fifties they hired young and innovative designers who made wonderful jewelry with and without enamel. Well-known names are Bjørn Sigurd Østern, Harry Søby, Marianne Berg, Tangerud Unn and Ben David-Andersen along with Uni David Andersen, the fourth generation D-a 's, who set up their own workshop in in 1959, but continued designing for the family business. The jewelry is very sought after and very expensive."
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