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Carl Poul Petersen Sterling Silver Tazza Dish Montreal, circa 1940
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Sterling silver Tazza dish, Carl Poul Petersen Montreal, circa 1940. Plain on pedestal base, slightly scalloped with corn husk intervals. Measures: Diameter 10 inches, height 1.75 inches. Weight: 419 grams. (13.47 oz). Very good condition. Petersen (1895-1977), married Georg Jensen's daughter and emigrated from Denmark to Montreal in 1929. First employed by Henry Birks & Sons. Founded his own firm in 1944, Petersen's three sons were his first apprentices. From 1947 onwards becoming very successful, the firm of C.P. Petersen & Sons employed 20 Silversmiths on their premises. Petersen closed their shop in 1979.