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Royal Copenhagen was founded by Frantz Henrich Müller on May 1st 1775, a recognized chemist and pharmacist. With his tireless efforts he made Denmark's first porcelain factory possible. He was infatuated with the thin and fine porcelain he had come across when travelling in Europe - Meissen, Germany mostly.

Frantz Heinrich Müller experimented with the manufacture of porcelain after returning from his travels - and succeeded. "Danish Porcelain Factory" opened with King Christian 7. and Dowager Queen Juliane Marie as protectors.

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1898-1923 Royal Copenhagen Memorial plate
1898-1923 Royal Copenhagen Me...
USD 82.57
Item no: RNR210 Year: 1923 Measurement: Ø: 22 cm
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An old couple at a table with a small Christmas tree 1912, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate -45%
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Item no: RX1912 Year: 1912 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Ship in sea ice near Greenland 1939, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate -20%
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Item no: RX1939 Year: 1939 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Amalienborg Palace with the equestrian of 
King Frederik V 1954, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Amalienborg Palace with the equestrian of 
King Frederik V 1954, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
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Item no: RX1954 Year: 1954 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Rosenborg Castle in Copenhagen 1956, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Rosenborg Castle in Copenhagen 1956, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
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Item no: RX1956 Year: 1956 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Angel playing for the 
animals in the forest 1959, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate -41%
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Item no: RX1959 Year: 1959 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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The Little Mermaid 1962, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate -41%
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Item no: RX1962 Year: 1962 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Admiring the Christmas
Tree 1981, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Admiring the Christmas
Tree 1981, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
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Item no: RX1981 Year: 1981 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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The Snowman 1985, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate -25%
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Item no: RX1985 Year: 1985 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Christmas Eve in Copenhagen 1988, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Christmas Eve in Copenhagen 1988, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
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Item no: RX1988 Year: 1988 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Decorating the Christmas Tree 2000, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Decorating the Christmas Tree 2000, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
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Item no: RX2000 Year: 2000 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Kronborg Castle 2006, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Kronborg Castle 2006, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
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Item no: RX2006 Year: 2006 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Waiting for Santa Claus 2011, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Waiting for Santa Claus 2011, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
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USD 190.56
Item no: RX2011 Year: 2011 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Blue Fluted, Half Lace, plate 15cm, Royal Copenhagen no. 576 -40%
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Item no: 1-576 Measurement: Ø: 14 cm
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Juliane Marie Blue Flower small tureen (oval) lenght 18cm, Royal Copenhagen
Juliane Marie Blue Flower small tureen (oval) lenght 18cm, Royal Copenhagen
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USD 188.08
Item no: 10-12004 Measurement: H: 16 cm x W: 18 cm x D: 12 cm
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Blue Flower, Braided, oval Dish with Cover
Blue Flower, Braided, oval Dish with Cover
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Item no: 10-8054 Measurement: H: 14 cm x W: 26 cm x D: 17 cm
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Pointer Puppies, Royal Copenhagen dog figurine no. 453 or 058
Pointer Puppies, Royal Copenhagen dog figurine no. 453 or 058
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Item no: 1020058 Measurement: H: 6 cm
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Dog with Slipper, Royal Copenhagen dig figurine no. 3476 or 145
Dog with Slipper, Royal Copenhagen dig figurine no. 3476 or 145
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Item no: 1020145 Measurement: H: 11 cm x W: 10 cm
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2022 The Annual Christmas Tree Royal Copenhagen
2022 The Annual Christmas Tree Royal Copenhagen
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Item no: 1062279 Year: 2022 Measurement: H: 14 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Annual Figurine 2023, Lamb
Royal Copenhagen Annual Figurine 2023, Lamb
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USD 93.38
Item no: 1066051 Year: 2023 Measurement: H: 11 cm
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue,deep plate 23cm, no. 947 -9%
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Blue Fluted, Half Lace, small dish, Royal Copenhagen 7.5cm
Blue Fluted, Half Lace, small dish, Royal Copenhagen 7.5cm
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Item no: 1102330 Measurement: Ø: 8 cm
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Blue Fluted, Full Lace, Teacup WITHOUT SAUCER, capacity 22 cl., Royal Copenhagen -20%
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Item no: 1103081 Measurement: H: 7 cm
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Blue Flower, Braided, Coffee Cup and Saucer, Royal Copenhagen -49%
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Item no: 1107071 Measurement: H: 7 cm x Ø: 14 cm
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Blue Flower, Braided, small round dish, Royal Copenhagen Ø9CM
Blue Flower, Braided, small round dish, Royal Copenhagen Ø9CM
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USD 18.92
Item no: 1107332 Measurement: Ø: 9 cm
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Millennium figurine 2003 Frederik, Royal Copenhagen
Millennium figurine 2003 Frederik, Royal Copenhagen
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Item no: 1242748 Year: 2003 Measurement: H: 10 cm
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Snowman Girl with Teddy, Royal Copenhagen winter figurine no. 020
Snowman Girl with Teddy, Royal Copenhagen winter figurine no. 020
Snowman Girl with Teddy, Royal Cop...
USD 88.27
Item no: 1249020 Measurement: H: 9 cm
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Baby sleeping, white Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 030
Baby sleeping, white Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 030
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Baby sleeping, white Royal Cope...
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Item no: 1249030 Measurement: H: 4 cm
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Dressed up Children, Bumblebee, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 049
Dressed up Children, Bumblebee, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 049
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Item no: 1249049 Measurement: H: 15 cm
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Green Musical Note, Small Musica Figurine, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 113
Green Musical Note, Small Musica Figurine, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 113
Green Musical Note, Small Music...
USD 88.27
Item no: 1249113 Measurement: W: 12 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Royal Christmas, Brass Birds 3 pcs.
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USD 88.27
Item no: 1249416
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Doe, Female, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 465
Doe, Female, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 465
Doe, Female, Royal Copenhagen figur...
USD 317.04
Item no: 1249465 Measurement: H: 26 cm
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Great Dane, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 511
Great Dane, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 511
Great Dane, Royal Copenhagen figur...
USD 189.98
Item no: 1249511 Measurement: H: 11 cm x W: 23 cm
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Pointer Puppy Dog, Royal Copenhagen dog figurine no. 679
Pointer Puppy Dog, Royal Copenhagen dog figurine no. 679
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USD 100.39
Item no: 1249679 Measurement: H: 8 cm x W: 17 cm x D: 10 cm
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia Tranquebar, Various
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Item no: 1359000
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Great Dane, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 511
Great Dane, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 511
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USD 202.69
Item no: 2670511 Measurement: H: 11 cm x W: 23 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Full Saxon Flower set of 8 pcs. flat plates Ø 20cm
Royal Copenhagen Full Saxon Flower set of 8 pcs. flat plates Ø 20cm
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USD 444.69
Item no: 4-1632 Measurement: Ø: 20 cm
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Bulldog standing at attention, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1457
Bulldog standing at attention, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1457
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Item no: R1457 Measurement: H: 11 cm x W: 13 cm
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Vase with Bee and Flower, Royal Copenhagen No. 1659-43-6 or 1569-43B
Vase with Bee and Flower, Royal Copenhagen No. 1659-43-6 or 1569-43B
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The Nightengale, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 1847
The Nightengale, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 1847
The Nightengale, Royal Copenhage...
USD 400.26
Item no: R1847 Measurement: H: 22 cm
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Pekingese, black / gray and white Royal Copenhagen figure of dog no. 1860 (1922-1930)
Pekingese, black / gray and white Royal Copenhagen figure of dog no. 1860 (1922-1930)
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Item no: R1860 Measurement: H: 13 cm
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Square stoneware dish with patterns, Royal Copenhagen no 21872
Square stoneware dish with patterns, Royal Copenhagen no 21872
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Item no: R21872 Measurement: W: 15 cm x D: 15 cm
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Vase with flower, Royal Copenhagen No. 2549-1148
Vase with flower, Royal Copenhagen No. 2549-1148
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Item no: R2549-1148 Measurement: H: 29 cm
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Vase with Trout and Bladderwrack, Royal Copenhagen No. 258-47D
Vase with Trout and Bladderwrack, Royal Copenhagen No. 258-47D
Vase with Trout and Bladderwrack, Ro...
USD 123.92
Item no: R258-47D Measurement: H: 23 cm x Ø: 13 cm
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Vase with Flower Water lily, Royal Copenhagen No. 2669-108
Vase with Flower Water lily, Royal Copenhagen No. 2669-108
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Vase with sail boat, Royal Copenhagen no. 2809-235 -10%
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Vase with scenery of a classic Danish church, Royal Copenhagen No. 2843-108 -22%
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Item no: R2843-108 Measurement: H: 17 cm
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Bowl with Scenery of Old Cottages in Hills, Royal Copenhagen No. 2903-2559
Bowl with Scenery of Old Cottages in Hills, Royal Copenhagen No. 2903-2559
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Item no: R2903-2559 Measurement: Ø: 19 cm
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Rosebud sitting curling together, Royal Copenhagen child figurine No. 3009
Rosebud sitting curling together, Royal Copenhagen child figurine No. 3009
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Item no: R3009 Measurement: H: 14 cm
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Scottish terrier, Royal Copenhagen dog figurine No. 3161
Scottish terrier, Royal Copenhagen dog figurine No. 3161
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Item no: R3161 Measurement: H: 10 cm
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Child with Accordion, Merry tunes being played, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 3667
Child with Accordion, Merry tunes being played, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 3667
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Item no: R3667 Measurement: H: 11 cm
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Boy with Horn, Little Horn Blower, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 3689
Boy with Horn, Little Horn Blower, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 3689
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Item no: R3689 Measurement: H: 11 cm
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Large fox, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 437
Large fox, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 437
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Item no: R437 Measurement: H: 27 cm
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Girl and Boy sitting, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 4670
Girl and Boy sitting, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 4670
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Item no: R4670 Measurement: H: 14 cm x W: 20 cm
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Bowl with butterfly, Royal Copenhagen no. 5209
Bowl with butterfly, Royal Copenhagen no. 5209
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USD 43.84
Item no: R5209 Measurement: W: 10 cm x D: 10 cm
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Royal Copenhagen 6 pcs. of Flat Plate 27cm, (set of 6 pcs.)  No. 607-9785
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USD 253.54
Item no: R607-9785 Measurement: Ø: 27 cm
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Baca Faience vase designed by Nils Thorsson, Royal Copenhagen No. 719-2942
Baca Faience vase designed by Nils Thorsson, Royal Copenhagen No. 719-2942
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USD 37.48
Item no: R719-3207-F Measurement: H: 13 cm
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Dish with Flowers and branches, Royal Copenhagen No. 967-3840
Dish with Flowers and branches, Royal Copenhagen No. 967-3840
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USD 24.77
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Item no: R967-3840-F Measurement: H: 5 cm x Ø: 18 cm
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1998 Royal Copenhagen The Children's Christmas plate
1998 Royal Copenhagen The ...
USD 71.17
Item no: RBX1998 Year: 1998 Measurement: Ø: 13 cm
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1980 Royal Copenhagen Christmas Cup, Bringing Home the
 Christmas Tree
1980 Royal Copenhagen Christmas Cup, Bringing Home the
 Christmas Tree
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1980 Royal Copenhagen Chri...
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Item no: RK1980 Year: 1980 Measurement: H: 7 cm
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Royal Copenhagen mix of coffee servies

The Story of Royal Copenhagen Porcelain

The Royal Copenhagen factory was situated in an old mail court in Koebmagergade, Copenhagen.

It was decided from the very beginning in 1775, that the hallmark should be "Three Wavy Lines", symbolizing the three Danish straits (The Sound, The Little Belt and The Great Belt). With little variation all Royal Copenhagen products have been marked with this logo ever since.

The Royal Porcelain Factory

Right from the beginning the factory had serious problems with raw materials, firing, buildings, internal disagreements, etc. Everything seemed to be problematic in spite of the fierce efforts of Frantz Müller and his employees.

At the beginning of 1779 the economy was so bad, that the factory was taken over by the king and renamed " The Royal Porcelain Factory" - Abroad known as Royal Copenhagen.

In spite of the initial difficulties, the factory soon accomplished a high-quality production. Not until 1780 had the factory "gathered" enough articles to open up the shop that had been planned from the beginning. A shop was opened on the first floor in Koebmagergade. According to the cash books, the shop had nine customers on the first day of opening. The factory did not show any profits until 1795. And the Royal Family was always their biggest client.

By 1780 the rococo style is ousted in favour of the neo classical style with decorations in the contemporary German style. Naturalistic flowers in fresh colours as well as medallions in black or gray with typical motifs. Almost all figurines produced at the factory in those days were copies.

Royal Copenhagen Blue Fluted service

The oldest service

At the same time tableware in the blue and white colours were manufactured. The Blue Fluted service was produced right from the start, but it was the Flora Danica service that made the factory world famous. By late 1700's the factory survived on orders and commissions from the Royal family and the nobility. Especially tableware and big magnificent vases were popular. Articles that would today be priced in the million kroner class. Royal Copenhagen's first golden age ends at the beginning of the 19th century.

Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica stel

Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica stel

The biggest commission ever was the Flora Danica service. "The Flora Danica service" was ordered by King Christian 7th in 1790 - supposedly meant as a gift to Zarina Katarina 2nd of Russia. Due to the death of the Zarina, the set remained with the Royal family in Denmark.

The set was based on the national botanical works of the same name, published from 1762. A very closely defined job, carried out by the German flowerpainter Johann Christoph Bauer who emigrated from Nürnberg. The job lasted from 1790 till 1802, and almost cost him his sight. When delivered the service included 1802 parts. Part of the original set is still exhibited at The Rosenborg Castle. The original set is still in the possession of the Royal family, and it is said to be used on special occasions.

"The Pure Style"

Denmark, and thereby Royal Copenhagen, experienced recession following the bombardment of Copenhagen in 1807 and the national bankruptcy of 1813. There was shortage on most things including raw-materials for the porcelain production. Royal Copenhagen had to let most employees go in 1810, or put them on standby payment.

Progress in artistic development and innovation picked up in 1816. From The Royal Academy of Art professor G. F. Hetsch was hired to be the artistic leader in 1828. He advocated for "The Pure Style" and had studied the arts and the idiom of the Antiquity in Rome.

Thanks to him Royal Copenhagen started the production of the much coveted bisquit-figurines, giving the factory a badly needed financial improvement. Moreover he was a big propagator of the late empire style. The prospect paintings were also favorites of those years.

The Royal Copenhagen employees had received education from a French painter specializing in this art form. Ín the following period several items with motifs of for example Amalienborg Palace, The Round Tower and Rosenborg Castle were introduced. Until 1857 G.F. Hetsch held the post as artistic leader.

Royal Copenhagen Porcelain

Royal Copenhagen Porcelain

An apprentice becomes a competitor

The founder of Bing & Grondahl Frederik Vilhelm Grondahl was engaged as an apprentice in the throwing workshop in 1833. He stayed with Royal Copenhagen until 1852.

The absolute monarchy in Denmark was abolished in 1849. The old privileges and monopolies were dissolved and Royal Copenhagen was on its own.

Royal Copenhagen participated in its first official exhibition in London: The Crystal Palace World Exhibition in 1851 - the factory still under the artistic leadership of G. F. Hetsch.

On April 19, 1853, Bing & Groendahl was founded and became a direct competitor to Royal Copenhagen. 

New times

New times of recession put Royal Copenhagen under the ministry of the interior in 1864. By 1868 the factory was privately owned until the successful faience factory Aluminia surprisingly bought Royal Copenhagen in 1882. Probably this is what ensured the the continued existence of Royal Copenhagen. After the takeover, The Royal Porcelain Factory moved to the Aluminia premisses in Smallegade, Frederiksberg.

The year of 1868 was also when the first female "bluepainter" was hired at The Royal Porcelain Factory. So far this job had exclusively been handled by men. Quickly this field of work was completely taken over by women.

Royal Copenhagen Arnold Krog Blue Fluted porcelain

Administratively the two factories were merged, while they otherwise continued as two separate factories. The following year the Royal Copenhagen shop opened at Amagertorv. Arnold Krog was engaged as artistic leader, and he was responsible for the international breakthrough in Royal Danish porcelain. By the end of the 19th century the Aluminia factory "starved" in favour of Royal Copenhagen - in all respects.

Arnold Krog had from his very start at Royal Copenhagen already decided to "straighten up" the by now somewhat diluted blue pattern. In this period he designed the half and full lace versions of the Blue Fluted porcelain.


In 1980 Royal Copenhagen a store in Paris, France, and 7 years later another one on the fashionable "Old Bond Street" in London, England.
Customers all over the world wanted to acquire the new underglaze products. The porcelain factory had great success and the orders were pouring in.

During this period the Christmas plate was "invented", and factories all over the world followed in the steps of the Danish factories to produce the Christmas plates (and other decorative plates).

"The Fan" service was introduced in 1909 - designed by Arnold Krog. He had already in 1885 been inspired by a fan, but the service was not produced until 1909. It is also produced in green and in gold.

Knud Kyhn, sculptor, was engaged by Royal Copenhagen in 1904, where he stayed for the next 6 years, especially creating big figurines. He is one of several artists who have worked both at Bing & Groendahl and Royal Copenhagen. From 1909 he worked with Gerhard Henning at Royal Copenhagen. Gerhard Henning was a swedish-born artist who intoxicated with his opulent figurines inspired by the French 18th century art.

He often created figurines with small groups of people in an adventure style a la the Orient. Kyhn and Henning created several of Royal Copenhagen's big Pan (Faun) figurines, today absolutely coveted. Both artists worked at Royal Copenhagen several times.

By 1885 the Royal Copenhagen shop moved to Amager Torv 6, where it is still situated today.

New artists and production techniques

Patrick Nordström, a swedish ceramicist hired by Royal Copenhagen from 1912 to 1922, was in 1914 one of the first in Denmark to showcase stoneware at Royal Copenhagen. Patrick Nordström created a road for other artists in regards to experimenting with glaze for stoneware, etc. He always strived after perfection in unifying glaze and stoneware, and developed several new glazes over time.

The Royal Porcelain Factory has up through the 20th century continuously been able to renew and develop - constantly engaging new artists, and new or redeveloping various production techniques.

We have not spent a lot of time telling the Royal Copenhagen history later than the 1920's in this text, as - in our opinion - this part of the history is told better elsewhere. The production of already existing products and series such as Blue Fluted, Blue Flower and the Christmas plates etc. is still continued simultaneously with the development and production of numerous new products, following or ahead of styles and trends of the time.

During the 1970's Royal Copenhagen experienced a large growth in the sales and production of various collectibles such as Christmas and Mother's Day plates, Annual bells, Annual mugs etc.

The Royal Porcelain Factory bought and merged with several other manufactures of the glass, porcelain or design producers in Scandinavia since the 1980's. Georg Jensen, KostaBoda Orrefors, Holmegaard Glass-works and others have merged with the old porcelain factory. Since the merger with Holmegaard Glassworks in 1985, The Royal Porcelain Factory has existed under the name Royal Copenhagen (often referred to as RC).

Artists to be mentioned in recent years could be Sven Vestergaard, Ursula Munch-Petersen, Monica Ritterband and many more. New products to be emphasized are various series, such as "Santa Claus", "Christmas in Denmark" and many others. The latest addition is "Blue Fluted Mega" - a re-design of the original Blue Fluted, created by Karin Kjaeldgaard-Larsen. Little details from the original service are "blown up" in big size.

One major reason for Royal Copenhagen's continuing success is the decision to prioritize the quality of decoration on figurines and tableware. Royal Copenhagen has an artistic and qualitative high standard, and they offer their employees a motivating and artistic environment.

Today Royal Copenhagen is part of Fiskars Group and the production takes place in Thailand. 

Facts about Royal Copenhagen:

When was Royal Copenhagen established?

  • Royal Copenhagen was established in 1775.

Why is the trademark of Royal Copenhagen three wavy blue lines?

  • The three wavy blue lines of the Royal Copenhagen trademark represents the three straits of Denmark; The Sound, The Little Belt and The Great Belt.

Which is the most famous dinnerware of Royal Copenhagen?

  • The most famous commonly available dinnerware from Royal Copenhagen is the Blue Fluted Dinnerware. Other than that there is the hugely expensive and delicate Flora Danica originally made for Zarina Catharina of Russia.

Who owns Royal Copenhagen today?

  • Royal Copenhagen is currently a trademark of Fiskars.

Royal Copenhagen Porcelain

Royal Copenhagen Porcelain

Royal Copenhagen Porcelain

Royal Copenhagen Porcelain

Royal Copenhagen Mother with child figurine

Royal Copenhagen Fortuna figurines with glass decoration and candlesticks

Royal Copenhagen Fortuna figurines with glass decoration and candlesticks

Royal Copenhagen Figurines

Royal Copenhagen Figurines

Royal Copenhagen Figurines

The beautiful Blue Flower tableware often comes into the shop