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STERLING SILVER COMPORT by Carl Poul Petersen - Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Circa 1960 - Hand Made - Hammered Bowl - "Corn" handle and decorated base - Measurements - height - 8 1/4" - weight - approximately 20.13 Troy Oz. - This beautiful Petersen Sterling Silver Comport is available at $2250.00 Canadian - Please Note: A previous owner has scratched their name on the underside of the base
CARL POUL PETERSEN (1895-1977) was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He apprenticed under Georg Jensen between 1908-1913. In 1922 he married Inger Jensen - daughter of Georg Jensen. In 1929 they moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada where he was employed by Henry Birks & Sons. In 1944 he opened his own studio producing mainly handcrafted flatware and hollowware. For nearly 3 decades he was at the centre of Canadian modern silver design. In 1962 he redesigned the Stanley Cup for The National Hockey League. He retired in 1975.