Christian Fjerdinstad is a Danish silversmith who spent most of his life in France. He changed the silversmithery from the 20th Century and was one of the founders of the Art Deco style.
Thanks to the cultural enrichment acquired by living in Denmark and in France, he knew how to combine noble and natural materials such as tin, silver, amber, coral and ivory. His pieces of furniture are characterized by a unique and a refined style which always seduces, as shown in the steel fruit bowl. Biography Christian Fjerdingstad was born in Denmark in 1891. After an apprenticeship as a silversmith, he founded his own workshop. During the First World War, he decided to join the Foreign Legion but after an injury, he was demobilized in 1915. He settled in Fontenay-aux-Roses in France where he met Fernand Léger, a famous French ceramist and decorator. He encouraged him to participate to the Salon d’Automne (a French show dedicated to Art). Fjerdingstad met with great success, the famous fashion designer Jacques Doucet bought some of his silver pieces. Three years after, he became responsible for the creation for the Christofle brand. He designed for it his most fabulous pieces.
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