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Figurines, plates, vases, and tableware from Royal Copenhagen

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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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Royal Copenhagen Annual Zodiac Figurine 2023, Rabbit
Royal Copenhagen Annual Zodiac Figurine 2023, Rabbit
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USD 90.48
Item no: 1066060 Year: 2023 Measurement: H: 10 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Orchestra 2023, Angel with cymbal no. 098
Royal Copenhagen Orchestra 2023, Angel with cymbal no. 098
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Easter Egg with Red clover petals, Royal Copenhagen Easter 2023
Easter Egg with Red clover petals, Royal Copenhagen Easter 2023
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Item no: 1066071 Year: 2023 Measurement: H: 6 cm
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Easter Egg with Grape hyacinth, Royal Copenhagen Easter 2023
Easter Egg with Grape hyacinth, Royal Copenhagen Easter 2023
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue, salt cellar no. 11/1095 -14%
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue, mini plate 10cm no. 11/1117
Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue, mini plate 10cm no. 11/1117
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia Tranquebar, blue, Bottle Opener no. 11/3545
Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia Tranquebar, blue, Bottle Opener no. 11/3545
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Item no: 11-3645 Measurement: H: 11 cm
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue, dish 33cm, no. 933
Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue, dish 33cm, no. 933
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USD 68.04
Item no: 11-933 Measurement: Ø: 33 cm
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue, plate 23cm no. 11/946 motif: Gejlåbro -22%
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Blue Fluted, Half Lace, Espresso cup no. 1/528 or 053
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USD 23.09
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Blue Flower, Curved, Tea Cup no. 10/1550 or 083, Royal Copenhagen
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Blue Flower, Curved, Sugar Bowl no. 10/1678 or 153, capacity 15 cl., Royal Copenhagen
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USD 53.67
Item no: 1106153 Measurement: H: 9 cm x Ø: 11 cm
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Blue Flower, Braided, Cream Jug no. 10/8025 or 392, Royal Copenhagen
Blue Flower, Braided, Cream Jug no. 10/8025 or 392, Royal Copenhagen
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USD 44.01
Item no: 1107392 Measurement: H: 9 cm
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Blue Flower, Braided, Sauce boat on fixed stander no. 10/8159 or 563, Royal Copenhagen -18%
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Blue Flower, Angular, Cream Jug no. 10/8564 or 394
Blue Flower, Angular, Cream Jug no. 10/8564 or 394
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USD 35.22
Item no: 1108394 Measurement: H: 8 cm
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Flora Danica dish w. cover, round, capacity 180 cl. width 240 mm, Royal Copenhagen
Flora Danica dish w. cover, round, capacity 180 cl. width 240 mm, Royal Copenhagen
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Item no: 1141172-1 Measurement: H: 18 cm x Ø: 24 cm
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Magnolia, Grey with Gold, Plate 19cm no. 619, Royal Copenhagen
Magnolia, Grey with Gold, Plate 19cm no. 619, Royal Copenhagen
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USD 21.35
Item no: 1211619 Measurement: Ø: 19 cm
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Millennium figurine 2003 Emma, Royal Copenhagen
Millennium figurine 2003 Emma, Royal Copenhagen
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USD 37.25
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Item no: 1242747 Year: 2003 Measurement: H: 8 cm
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Lisbeth Carl Larsson Figurine, Girl Standing with Swedish flag, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 003
Lisbeth Carl Larsson Figurine, Girl Standing with Swedish flag, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 003
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Item no: 1249003 Measurement: H: 17 cm
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Baby Babbling, white Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 031
Baby Babbling, white Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 031
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Baby Babbling, white Royal Cope...
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Item no: 1249031 Measurement: H: 6 cm
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Dreamy Musical Note, Small Musica Figurine, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 112
Dreamy Musical Note, Small Musica Figurine, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 112
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USD 100.36
Item no: 1249112 Measurement: W: 13 cm
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Boy sitting with dog, mini figurine Royal Copenhagen no. 125
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USD 34.28
Item no: 1249125 Measurement: H: 6 cm
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Boy playing soccer, Mini Summer and Winter Children, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 268
Boy playing soccer, Mini Summer and Winter Children, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 268
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Item no: 1249268 Measurement: H: 8 cm
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Faith, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 295
Faith, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 295
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Seal pups, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 328
Seal pups, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 328
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Item no: 1249328 Measurement: H: 11 cm
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Guardian Angel gently holding a heart, girl, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 433
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USD 57.51
Item no: 1249433 Measurement: H: 12 cm
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Mother with baby on lap, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 545
Mother with baby on lap, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 545
Mother with baby on lap, Royal Cop...
USD 208.27
Item no: 1249545 Measurement: H: 20 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Christmas charm, Blue Fluted Flower, large
Royal Copenhagen Christmas charm, Blue Fluted Flower, large
Royal Copenhagen Christmas charm, ...
USD 87.72
Item no: 1249601 Measurement: H: 13 cm x W: 13 cm
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Sea horse, Royal Copenhagen Fortuna luck figurine no. 685
Sea horse, Royal Copenhagen Fortuna luck figurine no. 685
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Sea horse, Royal Copenhagen Fort...
USD 28.90
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Item no: 1249685 Year: 2010 Measurement: H: 8 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Christmas mobile 2008
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USD 100.36
Item no: 1249700 Year: 2008 Measurement: H: 10 cm
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Easter egg with yellowhammer, Royal Copenhagen Easter Egg 2011
Easter egg with yellowhammer, Royal Copenhagen Easter Egg 2011
Easter egg with yellowhammer, R...
USD 56.64
Item no: 1249903 Year: 2011 Measurement: H: 6 cm
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Easter egg with Northern Lapwing, Royal Copenhagen Easter Egg 2014
Easter egg with Northern Lapwing, Royal Copenhagen Easter Egg 2014
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USD 44.01
Item no: 1249939 Year: 2014 Measurement: H: 6 cm
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Raspberry porcelain egg, Royal Copenhagen Easter Egg 2015
Raspberry porcelain egg, Royal Copenhagen Easter Egg 2015
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USD 44.01
Item no: 1249951 Year: 2015 Measurement: H: 6 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Christmas charm, birdcage
Royal Copenhagen Christmas charm, ...
USD 132.46
Item no: 1250703 Measurement: H: 6 cm x W: 4 cm
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Gisselfeld, Serving dish 22cm, Royal Copenhagen -14%
Gisselfeld, Serving dish 22cm, Royal ...
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Item no: 1276-14004 Measurement: H: 3 cm x W: 14 cm x D: 22 cm
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia Tranquebar, red,butter board no. 13/1403
Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia Tranquebar, red,butter board no. 13/1403
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Item no: 13-1403 Measurement: Ø: 15 cm
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Fish Service Dish Gray, Royal Copenhagen no. 353
Fish Service Dish Gray, Royal Copenhagen no. 353
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Item no: 1462353 Measurement: H: 2 cm x W: 29 cm x D: 9 cm
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Fauna Danica Hunting service plate, with deer (Cervus Dama), Royal Copenhagen
Fauna Danica Hunting service plate, with deer (Cervus Dama), Royal Copenhagen
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USD 1262.33
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Item no: 1539-3549 Measurement: Ø: 25 cm
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Vase with flowery branche and butterfly, Royal Copenhagen no. 1584-271 or 759
Vase with flowery branche and butterfly, Royal Copenhagen no. 1584-271 or 759
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Vase with Dandelion, Royal Copenhagen no. 2639-45-5 or 815
Vase with Dandelion, Royal Copenhagen no. 2639-45-5 or 815
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Item no: 1639815 Measurement: H: 10 cm
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2002 Royal Copenhagen Millennium plate, Children and pandas
2002 Royal Copenhagen Mille...
USD 71.96
Item no: 1903102 Year: 2002 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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2006 Royal Copenhagen Plate, Winter Series, The snowmen skiing on the lake by moonlight -21%
2006 Royal Copenhagen Plat...
USD 49.89
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Item no: 1915106 Year: 2006 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Christel Plaquettes, Capricorn
Royal Copenhagen Christel Plaquette...
USD 31.44
Item no: 2420710 Year: 2005 Measurement: Ø: 10 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Christel Plaquettes, Scorpio
Royal Copenhagen Christel Plaquette...
USD 31.44
Item no: 2430710 Year: 2005 Measurement: Ø: 10 cm
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White Palmette, Cup/small bowl, capacity 10 cl, Royal Copenhagen
White Palmette, Cup/small bowl, capacity 10 cl, Royal Copenhagen
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USD 11.47
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Item no: 2501072 Measurement: H: 6 cm x Ø: 7 cm
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The Art of Giving Flowers, plate with relief, 'Snow Top', Royal Copenhagen
The Art of Giving Flowers, plate with relief, 'Snow Top', Royal Copenhagen
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Item no: 2661132 Measurement: Ø: 23 cm
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Susanne Classical nude white figur, Royal Copenhagen Whites figurine no. 133
Susanne Classical nude white figur, Royal Copenhagen Whites figurine no. 133
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USD 173.70
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Item no: 2670133 Measurement: H: 20 cm
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White Curved, Soup Cup, Royal Copenhagen Cup Ø13 saucer Ø16.5
White Curved, Soup Cup, Royal Copenhagen Cup Ø13 saucer Ø16.5
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USD 37.25
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Item no: 387-1872 Measurement: H: 7 cm x Ø: 16 cm
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Annual Crystal Heart 1995, Holmegaard -23%
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USD 23.38
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Item no: 4800182 Year: 1995 Measurement: H: 9 cm x W: 9 cm x D: 6 cm
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Young Lady with daisies in spotted dress, Karen, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 008
Young Lady with daisies in spotted dress, Karen, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 008
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Item no: 5021008 Measurement: H: 16 cm
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Else Girl in red dress and Christmas stocking, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 092
Else Girl in red dress and Christmas stocking, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 092
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USD 75.38
Item no: 5021092 Measurement: H: 13 cm
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Zodiac Tablelampe, Libra, Royal Copenhagen (F&M)
Zodiac Tablelampe, Libra, Royal Copenhagen (F&M)
Zodiac Tablelampe, Libra, Royal Cope...
USD 100.36
Item no: DG4260 Measurement: H: 27 cm x Ø: 14 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Art Nouveau tea service with hand-painted flowers (1923-1935)
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USD 947.16
Item no: DG4338
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Church Plate Holder, Wood
Church Plate Holder, Wood
Church Plate Holder, Wood
USD 31.44
Item no: DG4356 Measurement: H: 3 cm x W: 20 cm
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Easter egg with crocus and bohemian waxwing, set of two, Royal Copenhagen Easter Egg 2017
Easter egg with crocus and bohemian waxwing, set of two, Royal Copenhagen Easter Egg 2017
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USD 72.62
Item no: R1021098 Year: 2017 Measurement: H: 6 cm
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Hen looking for the worm, Royal Copenhagen bird figurine No. 1024
Hen looking for the worm, Royal Copenhagen bird figurine No. 1024
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Hen looking for the worm, Royal Cope...
USD 87.80
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Item no: R1024 Measurement: H: 15 cm x W: 12 cm
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The Princess and the Swineherd Kissing, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1114
The Princess and the Swineherd Kissing, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1114
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USD 251.99
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Item no: R1114 Measurement: H: 19 cm x W: 11 cm
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Perch for the avid angler, Royal Copenhagen fish figurine No. 1138
Perch for the avid angler, Royal Copenhagen fish figurine No. 1138
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Perch for the avid angler, Royal Cop...
USD 94.62
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Item no: R1138 Measurement: H: 7 cm x W: 15 cm
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The soldier and the dog from the Tinderbox, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1156
The soldier and the dog from the Tinderbox, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1156
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The soldier and the dog from the Tind...
USD 315.09
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Item no: R1156 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Tenera Faience butter board with bird by Beth Breyen, Royal Copenhagen No. 128-1665
Tenera Faience butter board with bird by Beth Breyen, Royal Copenhagen No. 128-1665
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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.

In 1779, the pattern Blue Flower (also copied from Meissen) is introduced.

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

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