a silver tureen 'Dansen' (the Dance) executed by Johan August Ferngren Stockholm 1930.
Relief decoration of dancers, the finial in the shape of a fiddle player. The inside of the lid with a donour's inscription: 'DISPONENTEN HENRY DUNKER SEXTIOÅRSDAGEN 6/9 1930' and six signatures. Length with handles 28 cm, height 17,5 cm, weight ca 4000 g.
20 000 - 25 000 SEK
Henry Dunker (1870-1962) was an important industrialist in Helsingborg and at the time of his death he was regarded as the most wealthy person in Sweden. He donated a lot of money in funds to the city Helsingborg.
Elisabet Stavenow-Hidemark, "Svensk Jugend" Nordiska Museet, Stockholm 1964, p 135, catalogue no 40, compare the original model executed in pewter.