Continental Pattern Silver Canteen by Georg Jensen

Georg Jensen Continental sterling silver canteen of cutlery
Georg Jensen Continental sterling silver canteen of cutlery Sterling Continental flatware by Georg Jensen Antik DSCN8032 DSCN8033 DSCN8037 DSCN8036


89 piece Canteen - Continental (Antik) Pattern (12 place settings) - Hallmark: Post-1945 by Georg Jensen; Weight: 2840 grams (91.2 troy ounces) plus 24 knives & 3 servers - Ref. No.: BH/7033

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89 Piece Continental Pattern Canteen, Post-1945 by Georg Jensen

The Service

This is a fabulous quality Sterling silver canteen of flatware and cutlery by one of the most important silversmith of the 20th century and in Continental pattern which is relatively scarce and sought after pattern.

This canteen provides for a standard seven piece service for 12 place settings and has a useful assortment of serving items. As you would expect, the knives are fitted with stainless steel blades, plus the pair of salad servers and sauce ladle are likewise fitted with stainless steel bowls. All other pieces are solid silver throughout.

This is a matched set with all the pieces made by Georg Jensen and the vast majority bearing either the 1933-44 or post 1945 Jensen workshop Sterling marks.

Continental Pattern

Also known in Danish as Antik, this elegant flatware pattern was one of the first to be designed by Georg Jensen and is an early example of the Art Deco movement.

Georg Jensen

Georg Jensen was a Danish silversmith who opened his first silver workshop in 1904 in Copenhagen. He was to become the most renown maker of silverware in the World with shops in London, Paris, New York, Berlin and Stockholm. His company embraced the Art Deco movement of the 1920’s, 30’s & 40’s and some of his most important patterns were designed during this period. Many of the Jensen flatware patterns have endured the test of time and remain highly popular today.


This 89-piece service consists of the following:

12 Soup Spoons (oval bowl) 20cm

12 Dessert Spoons             17.2cm

12 Table Knives                     24.7cm

12 Tea/coffee spoons        10.8cm

12 Table/dinner Forks          19.2cm

2 Table/serving Spoons     15/18cm

12 Dessert Knives                 20.3cm

1 Sauce ladle                      20cm

12 Dessert Forks                   17.6cm

2 Salad Servers                  19.5cm

Total weight of weighable silver 2840 grams (91.2 troy ounces) plus 24 silver handled knives and 3 servers.

Optional Extras

In addition to the above, we can currently offer 10 pairs of fish eaters, a dozen cake/pastry forks plus an assortment of other items in this pattern. Further details are available on request.


The service is in beautiful polished condition and benefits from having no personalised engravings to the pieces.


This canteen is a matched set with pieces made at different times, there may be some very tiny differences between pieces, but essentially when laid on the table they will appear identical. The set is supplied in new navy blue anti-tarnish cutlery rolls.

As with all the canteens available from our web-site, we are happy to send a sample place setting for approval, on receipt of a fully refundable surety payment, prior to purchasing this canteen.