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Hans-Jorgen Christensen

 (1924 - 1983)
Hans-Jorgen Thorvald Christensen was active/lived in New York / Denmark.  HansJorgen Christensen is known for Designer, craftsman.

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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.  -Leigh Keno

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  ...  Displaying 750 of 7504 characters.



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About  Hans-Jorgen Christensen

Born:  1924 - Copenhagen, Denmark
Died:   1983
Known for:  Designer, craftsman