Canadian Silver - Carl Petersen
Canadian sterling silver nut dish
By Carl Poul Petersen
Having a round hand-hammered body
With one side loop stem handle embellished with leaf and berry finials
Fully marked «PP», «Petersen Handmade Sterling» and the Canadian sterling mark since 1934: a lion's head within a C
Height 8.3 cm
Weight 277 grams
Carl Poul Petersen (Copenhagen 1895, Montreal 1977) was trained at Georg Jensen in Denmark before immigrating to Montreal in 1929.
He first worked at Henry Birks and Sons before setting up his own shop in 1937-39 and resuming in 1944 after World War II
Petersen is also responsible for the current Stanley Cup.