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2cv6

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iconnumber posted 09-06-2004 10:18 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 2cv6     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Through family inheritance, we recently acquired what has been described as a Georg Jensen tea set. The bottom of each piece bears clear markings (including numbers) but thus far, I've been unable to verify them as authentic.



Thanks for any assistance!

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Your teaset was made by the Boston firm of Goodnow & Jenks. They used the G J seperated by the turtle as their trademark. I suspect the set was made around the late 1890s or early 1900s. Jenks had left the firm by in 1905. Information gleaned from Dorthy Rainwater in her book on American Silver Manufacturers.

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