Author: Jan-Lauritz Opstad
Title: David-Andersen, 100 år i Norsk Gullsmedkunst
(David-Andersen, 100 years in Norwegian Goldsmithry)
Published by The David-Andersen firm and the Oslo Museum of Applied Art
Year of publicaton: 1976
This rare book was published in 1976 to mark the occation of the 100 year anniversary of the David-Andrsen firm, and has been out of print since the early 80ies. It takes you on a fact filled journey into one of the most prominent companies of silver and gold artistry in Norwegian Scandinavian Design.
Hardcover 127 pages 10 by 7 5/8 inches 101 illustrationes in both black/white and color in depth review of the design trends/major designers works for D-A all comments to the illustrationes are English and Norwegian the history of the firm is in English and Norwegian overview of most stamps/hallmarks/signatures used over the years jewelry, cutlery and hollow-ware vita/achievements of the most prominent designers of the firm vita/achievements of the artists in the family running the firm since the start in 1876.
Ivar David-Andersen Thorbjorn Lie-Jorgensen Guttorm Gagnes Harry Sorby Agnar Skrede Uni David-Andersen Marianne Berg Bjorn Sigurd Ostern Unn Tangerud Erik Blom Toril Bjorg Arthur David-Andersen