(1924 - 1983)
Hans-Jorgen Thorvald Christensen was active/lived in New York / Denmark. HansJorgen Christensen is known for Designer, craftsman.
Biography Hans-Jorgen Christensen
The Master craftsman Hans Christensen was a major force in handcrafted
silver design in America in the second half of the 20th century.
Born in Copenhagen in 1924, Hans Christensen became a silversmith at his
father's urging; the elder Christensen recognized that his son could
pursue his passion for the arts in a highly lucrative industry vital to
the contemporary Danish economy. Christensen's career began auspiciously
at the most prestigious and successful Danish silversmith, Georg
Jensen, where his work was distinguished from the start.
In 1944, when
he was 20 years old and had spent about 5 years as
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