By Mark Perlson
Jens Quistgaard and Dansk spiced up the design world with a breathtaking collection of sculptural wood salt and pepper mills at the Danish Modern movement’s height. Danish Pepper contains photographs and drawings of Dansk and other Danish mills and details about the mills and their makers. It is a must-have for Danish Modern fans and an excellent addition to any design library as the first book to concentrate on the late Jens Quistgaard’s work.
96 pages in full colour – 50 pictures of Quistgaard salt and pepper mills and shakers – 17 drawings by artist Robert Chipman of Quistgaard salt and pepper mills and shakers – 33 pictures of mills and shakers built by other people – Chapters on Quistgaard’s life and Dansk Designs’ history – An examination of Quistgaard’s pepper mill style – Knowledge for collectors, including a guide to determining vintage – Advice on how to use and care for Dansk mills.
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