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The “Margrethe bowl”

April 7, 2012

The “Margrethe bowl”,  designed by Jacob Jensen (while working for Acton Bjørn and Sigvard Bernadotte) for firm ROSTI in 1950 . The bowl was named after the Danish queen Margrethe in 1954. Today to be found in most Danish kitchens.

LINKS:
The story behind, told by Roskilde museum, in Danish, here
Danish designer Jacob Jensen here

See more colors and shapes at “The find”  here

Jacob Jensen died on May 15 2015 NT

Village Virksund

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. April 15, 2012 9:28 pm

    Gorgeous sets of bowls for healthy food and cheerful kitchens 🙂
    Love your blog and the Danish way of life. Thank you.

  2. April 26, 2012 4:07 pm

    I love my green Margarethe bowls! Thanks for the history lesson.

    • April 26, 2012 6:51 pm

      They surely are very useful, and seem to be indestructible. Thank you for your comment. 🙂

  3. January 18, 2016 3:06 am

    hi i have a question. the picture you post with the many margrethe bowls, do you know which store they are from.

    many greetngs from me

  4. January 29, 2016 2:34 pm

    Hi Theresa.
    Sorry for being late with this answer.
    The shop is unfortunately closed, but Danish shop IMERCO has many colors:

    http://www.imerco.dk/search?search=margrethe%20sk%c3%a5l&gclid=cjv_h6gmz8ocfckagwody-0i_a&PageIndex=8

    I guess Rosti will be the best place to ask otherwise.

    http://www.rosti-mepal.dk/tilberedning/margrethe-skaale

    I hope you will find your favorite color. 🙂

    Greetings
    Birgitte

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