In 1925 Hammershøi and the Copenhagen craftsman Holger Kyster (1872-1944) were awarded a gold medal at the International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts in Paris for silverware.
This 5in (12cm) high heavy gauge silver vase, c.1920, is marked SH for S Hammershøi and H Kyster.
It formed part of a timed online sale of Scandinavian silver, jewellery and ceramics held on thesaleroom.com by Burstow & Hewett (20% buyer’s premium) in Battle, East Sussex.
Closing on May 8, it had reached its low estimate of £600.
More active competition emerged for a good example of Gustavsberg’s silver overlaid Argenta ware.
This 8in (20in high lantern form vase was decorated to a design by factory designer Wilhem Kage (18891960) with a double-tailed mermaid. Pitched at £200-300, it took £340.