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Georg Jensen Sterling Ice Cooler

 

This ice cooler may have been made by Georg Jensen himself! I removed all dents from the body, cover, and one foot; cracks were welded closed where a few of the feet were attached, and all eight feet leveled. To remove the acorn dent in the foot, I used a 1/4" drill bit to make a hole opposite the dent. I then used a steel rod to push out the dent, welded a sterling patch in place, rechased the area, and repatinated for an invisible repair. The cooler was then polished to maintain its soft luster.


I also recreated the liner and support ring from an existing set. The liner was spun out of brass and the handles were made of copper, then the entire piece was silver-plated (notice the inside of the liner looks like it's been used over the decades). The support ring was made out of sterling and sits on a ledge inside the cooler, supporting the liner (notice the washers aren't all exactly the same as were the originals).


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