Here is your chance to start or upgrade your Dansk peppermill collection with the highest quality items. We are offering the most RARE and highly sought-after vintage DANSK pepper mill - one of the earliest designs of the "RARE WOODS " Limited Edition designed by the Jens Harald Quistgaard for Dansk Designs, LTD in the 1960's. Only 7 pepper mills of the rarest shapes from this group were made with silver plated parts.The pepper mill was handcrafted of beautifully grained exotic Palisander (Rosewood) and has natural finish. The whole bottom of the peppermill is silver plated. It also has a large silver plated screw to cover peppercorns insertion hole. The other 6 shapes only have a silver plated collars with insertion hole. Made in Denmark, this peppermill has the earliest type of metal grinding mechanism made by PEUGEOT, France.
We are collecting Dansk pepper mill for almost 2 decades, but only a couple pepper mills of this shape were ever available for sale. Jens Quistgaard used many different types of exotic wood that was taken from the jungles of Nicaragua, Brazil, Honduras and East Africa - the world's rarest, most exotic woods to create his famous high-end limited tableware. The natural wood surface has a beautiful finish and is smooth and heavy as marble. With normal care it will last for generations.. Jens Quistgaard also used a top quality grinding mechanisms made of case-hardened steel by Peugeot Freres Lion, France.
The grinder has an authentic insignia with lion and arrow and known to be the best on the market for almost 200 years (since 1840). The durability of these mechanisms and their proven track record allows Peugeot to provide a lifetime guarantee on the grinding mechanism.The peppermill was handcrafted of beautifully grained exotic Palisander wood (Rosewood) with natural finish. The peppermill still retains its lustrous beautifully preserved patina.
The peppermill is 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) tall and comes with earliest metal Peugeot grinder. To fill the peppermill with fresh peppercorns, you unscrew large silver plated screw that covers the insertion hole. Do the reverse to close it. The bottom of the peppermill grinds peppercorns and has the earliest embossed " Dansk Designs LTD Denmark JHQ " logo.
The extra wide silver plated bottom is in very good all original condition with minor sign of wear. Some flawless polishing and some bottom pitting is visible and is normal for the item of this age.
Nothing major, but we have to mention it for the accuracy of the description (please view all photos attached). Other than that, there is no wood damage.
This 50+ years old piece is in very good, all original vintage condition. And looks like the peppermill was well cared for. The new owner will receive an extra bonus: a colorful copy of the original Dansk brochure and "Use & Care" instructions.This peppermill is a super rare find, especially in its beautiful all original condition. The piece is very clean, comes from smoke free environment and would be a perfect addition to any of mid-century, Eames style collection!
Beautiful decorative object, useful piece of art, wonderful and very elegant gift as well as a great investment! Please take a moment to view our other auctions listed separately. Please read the item description carefully. Avoid making any assumptions about details that aren't included. Please don't ask to alter the Custom forms.
We don't claim our items as gifts outside the U. The item "DANSK Rosewood Rare WOODS Pepper Mill JHQ IHQ Quistgaard Denmark PEUGEOT Eames" is in sale since Sunday, June 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Kitchen, Dining & Bar\Kitchen Tools & Gadgets\Salt & Pepper". The seller is "gapalapa" and is located in United States.This item can be shipped worldwide.