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Cow and horse figurines in porcelain and stoneware

Horses and cows have been important farm animals and therefore there have been manufactured a lot of figurines of these animals through the Royal Copenhagen and Bing and Grondahl history. Also a few stoneware figurines of horses and cows have been manufactured.

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Shetland pony lying down, Royal Copenhagen horse figurine No. 4611 Sale
Shetland pony lying down, Royal Cope...
DKK 2,495.00
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Item no: R4611 Measurement: H: 6 cm
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Buffalo or Bison Bull, Bing & Grondahl figurine (Rare) No. 7054 Sale
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DKK 7,249.00
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Item no: B7054 Measurement: H: 34 cm x W: 50 cm x D: 20 cm
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Lippizaner horse, lying mare, Royal Copenhagen figure 5690
Lippizaner horse, lying mare, Royal ...
DKK 1,996.00
Item no: R5690 Measurement: H: 10 cm x W: 18 cm
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Rearing Horse in Black
Rearing Horse in Black
DKK 549.00
Item no: K1110 Measurement: H: 34 cm x W: 25 cm x D: 12 cm
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Kay Bojesen Horse, light, beech Sale
Kay Bojesen Horse, light, beech
DKK 539.00
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Item no: RD39210 Measurement: H: 14 cm x W: 15 cm x D: 7 cm
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Cow licking its back, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 1020446 / 2161 Sale
Cow licking its back, Bing & Gron...
DKK 2,795.00
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Item no: B2161 Measurement: W: 25 cm
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Relief with Horses and a Horse Trainer, Bing & Grondahl Sale
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DKK 1,995.00
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Item no: DG3332 Measurement: H: 19 cm x W: 46 cm x D: 2 cm
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Calf lying down mooing for its mother, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 1072 Sale
Calf lying down mooing for its mo...
DKK 595.00
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Item no: 1020082 Measurement: H: 10 cm
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Tiny white Horse, Royal Copenhagen figure no. 4882
Tiny white Horse, Royal Copenhage...
DKK 624.00
Item no: R4882 Measurement: H: 4 cm x W: 7 cm
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Lippizaner foal, Royal Copenhagen horse figurine Sale
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DKK 1,195.00
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Item no: R5691
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Mare with Foal lying close, Royal Copenhagen horse figurine No. 4698 Sale
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DKK 2,995.00
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Item no: R4698 Measurement: H: 10 cm x W: 18 cm
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Percheron, Royal Copenhagen horse figurine no. 471
Percheron, Royal Copenhagen hors...
DKK 7,500.00
Item no: R471 Measurement: H: 29 cm x W: 35 cm
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Dalar horse of Wood in Black with Decoration
Dalar horse of Wood in Black wit...
DKK 3,498.00
Item no: DG3627 Measurement: H: 35 cm x W: 33 cm x D: 11 cm
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Kay Bojesen Horse, dark, walnut Sale
Kay Bojesen Horse, dark, walnut
DKK 629.00
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Item no: RD39211 Measurement: H: 14 cm x W: 15 cm x D: 7 cm
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Cow with calf, Royal Copenhagen figurine Sale
Cow with calf, Royal Copenhagen figur...
DKK 1,995.00
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Item no: R800 Measurement: H: 12 cm x W: 27 cm
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Two donkeys on base, Royal Copenhagen figure 1486 (1913) Very rare
Two donkeys on base, Royal Cope...
DKK 6,300.00
Item no: R1486 Measurement: H: 17 cm x W: 26 cm
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Lippizzaner horse, Royal Copenhagen horse figurine No. 4752 Sale
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DKK 3,870.00
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Item no: R4752 Measurement: H: 19 cm x W: 16 cm x D: 7 cm
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Calf, standing mooing, large, Royal Copenhagen stoneware figurine no 21736 Sale
Calf, standing mooing, large, Ro...
DKK 1,695.00
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Item no: R21736 Measurement: H: 18 cm x W: 25 cm
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Calf, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 1826 Sale
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DKK 875.00
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Item no: 1020432 Measurement: H: 12 cm x W: 18 cm
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Three Horses, Bing & Grondahl figurine White No. 4207 Sale
Three Horses, Bing & Grondahl figuri...
DKK 895.00
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Item no: B4207-H Measurement: H: 15 cm x W: 12 cm x D: 10 cm
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Bull reading for attack run, Royal Copenhagen figurine Sale
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DKK 5,295.00
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Item no: R1195 Measurement: H: 22 cm
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Johgus ceramics Calf Nr. 117
Johgus ceramics Calf Nr. 117
DKK 695.00
Item no: DG4426 Measurement: H: 11 cm x W: 20 cm
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Jersey Cow lying down, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 4683 Sale
Jersey Cow lying down, Royal Cope...
DKK 2,795.00
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Item no: R4683 Measurement: H: 9 cm x W: 23 cm
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Three cows, Bing & Grondahl figurine No. 4206
Three cows, Bing & Grondahl figurine ...
DKK 1,200.00
Item no: B4206 Measurement: H: 10 cm x W: 23 cm x D: 8 cm
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Musk ox, Royal Copenhagen figure 530 (1894-1922) Repaired by the horns (Very rare)
Musk ox, Royal Copenhagen figur...
Item no: R530 Measurement: H: 18 cm x W: 29 cm
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Cow, lying no. 1234 Dahl Jensen
Cow, lying no. 1234 Dahl Jensen
Item no: DJ1234 Measurement: H: 11 cm x W: 23 cm
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White horse figurine, Royal Copenhagen
White horse figurine, Royal Co...
Item no: 1003174 Measurement: W: 7 cm
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Shetland pony, Royal Copenhagen horse figurine
Shetland pony, Royal Copenhage...
Item no: R4609 Measurement: H: 15 cm
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Horse, Bing & Grondahl figurine
Horse, Bing & Grondahl figurine
Item no: B2259 Measurement: W: 15 cm
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Horse, Royal Copenhagen figurine
Horse, Royal Copenhagen figur...
Item no: R1362 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Ipsen Horse Figurine
Ipsen Horse Figurine
Item no: DG3076 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Belgian stallion, Bing & grondahl stoneware horse figurine
Belgian stallion, Bing & grondahl s...
Item no: B2234-S Measurement: H: 30 cm x W: 30 cm
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Bull, Bing & Grondahl figurine No. 2121
Bull, Bing & Grondahl figurine ...
Item no: B2121 Measurement: W: 35 cm
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Stallion Royal Copenhagen Stoneware figurine
Stallion Royal Copenhagen Ston...
Item no: R21735 Measurement: H: 31 cm x W: 28 cm x D: 13 cm
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Arabian Horse, Bing & Grondahl horse figurine
Arabian Horse, Bing & Grondahl h...
Item no: B2271 Measurement: W: 27 cm
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Foal (Horse) standing, ceramics
Foal (Horse) standing, ceramic...
Item no: DG4253 Measurement: H: 22 cm x W: 31 cm
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1989 Bing & Grondahl Mother's Day figurin, Calf
1989 Bing & Grondahl Mother'...
Item no: BMF1989 Year: 1988 Measurement: H: 7 cm
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Jersey Cow, standing, Royal Copenhagen figurine
Jersey Cow, standing, Royal C...
Item no: R4678 Measurement: H: 16 cm
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Shire stallion, Bing & Grondahl horse figurine
Shire stallion, Bing & Grondahl horse ...
Item no: B2293 Measurement: H: 22 cm x W: 27 cm
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Horses in pair, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 4208
Horses in pair, Bing & Grondahl figuri...
Item no: B4208 Measurement: H: 18 cm x W: 7 cm x D: 12 cm
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Three Horses, Bing & Grondahl figurine
Three Horses, Bing & Grondahl figuri...
Item no: B4207 Measurement: H: 15 cm x W: 12 cm x D: 10 cm
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Black Torso Sculpture, Pegasus-horse, Royal Copenhagen bisquit figurine
Black Torso Sculpture, Pegasu...
Item no: 1249075 Measurement: H: 30 cm
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Just Andersen Figure, standing foal scratching, Disko metal
Just Andersen Figure, standing f...
Item no: DG2143 Measurement: H: 30 cm x W: 29 cm
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Horse Rearing No. 1998, ceramics
Horse Rearing No. 1998, ceramics
Item no: DG4252 Measurement: H: 31 cm x W: 19 cm
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Musk with calf, Royal Copenhagen figurine
Musk with calf, Royal Copenhage...
Item no: 1249089 Measurement: H: 16 cm
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Foal, Royal Copenhagen horse figurine
Foal, Royal Copenhagen hors...
Item no: R4653-2935
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Belgian stallion, Bing & Grondahl horse figurine No. 2234
Belgian stallion, Bing & Grondahl h...
Item no: B2234 Measurement: W: 30 cm
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Lladro figurine of donkey, lying
Lladro figurine of donkey, lying
Item no: DG4301 Measurement: H: 11 cm x W: 16 cm x D: 5 cm
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Lying Foal, Royal Copenhagen Stoneware figurine No. 21516
Lying Foal, Royal Copenhagen Ston...
Item no: R21516 Measurement: H: 16 cm x W: 20 cm
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Mare with foal,  Royal Copenhagen Stoneware figurine No. 21727
Mare with foal, Royal Copenhage...
Item no: R21727 Measurement: H: 34 cm x W: 36 cm x D: 21 cm
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Calf lying down licking its back, Bing & Grondahl figurine
Calf lying down licking its back, Bi...
Item no: B2168 Measurement: H: 5 cm x W: 8 cm
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A porcelain cow fits nicely along with a collection of porcelain figurines of people in agriculture clothes. The black/white cow is the most common dairy cow in Denmark today and it is also this race, of which there are manufactured most porcelain figurines. Today there are several different breeds of cattle in Denmark, but many of them were not very common at the time the production of porcelain cows from Bing & Grondahl and Royal Copenhagen was at its peak.

Today the horse is basically only used for personal purposes and for most horse breeds, the focus is on riding characteristics. At the time, B&G and Royal Copenhagen produced porcelain horses, the horses were more used as working horses. Today many are fascinated by the splendid working horses, but the necessity of working horses now no longer exists.

Royal Copenhagen B&G horse figurines

The symbolic meaning of the cow and the horse

The horse is described with huge power but also great caution toward its surroundings. The great personal power of the horse is physical but not to forget spiritual as well. Furthermore the horse is described with words as speed, grace, perseverance, loyalty and magnanimity.

The cow symbolises mother earth and the richness of our earth. The cow is seen as a positive and good-natured animal. According to an old hindu tradition from India the cow is a holy symbol.

The cow and the horse have through history had both a big physical and symbolic impact on the life of humans. See the many beautiful figurines of horses and cows from marks as Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl.

Figurines of cows from Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl

Once Danish Red cattle was the most popular in Denmark, but gradually many of them have been replaced by Holstein-Frieser and Jersey cattle.

The cattle figurines showing both calves, cows and bulls are wonderfully sweet figurines for the shelf. The different figurines of calves lying done in a relaxed way make for a beautiful and funny gift especially for mother's or father's day. Also for anyone involved in the agricultural business these bovine figurines make wonderful gifts. Every little cowboy or cowgirl should have one! And the aspiring bull rider should have a figurine of a bull on his table to set the mood.

Bing & Grondahl and Royal Copenhagen have produced several figurines of cows and calves. Both brands have also produced a piebald bull.The Royal Copenhagen bull stands with head down and tail up - we can actually feel that it is ready for battle. The Bing & Grondahl bull shows the animal in a quieter moment when it stands peacefully looking around. B&G has also made a cow licking the abdomen and lying calf licks the stomach. B&G has also made a calf standing on three legs while scratching his head with the fourth leg. The designers behind Bing and Grondahl cows are varied and include Svend Jespersen Laurits Jensen and Sveistrup Madsen.

Also, Royal Copenhagen has produced a whole family, as they too have released a lying cow, which gently take care of her calf and a larger calf lying down. The artist behind the Royal Copenhagen Holstein cows was Knud Kyhn, who designed many animal figures for the factory. He is known for a detailed expression, in porcelain as well as stoneware.

Royal Copenhagen has also released a lying and a standing Jersey cow, but there was only produced few pieces and they can be difficult to find. They were only produced over a period of approximately 20 years. The Jersey cows were designed by Jeanne Grut.

Royal Copenhagen B&G horse figurines

Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl figurines of horses

In the old days when the horse was a working animal, and today, when the horse is a pet, many people are interested and fascinated by this magnificent animal. In Denmark, the horse has always been an important colleague in agriculture, where it was an important partner in the harvesting, sowing and transport. Therefore, in the context of the many agricultural figurines from Bing & Grondahl and Royal Copenhagen, the factories have naturally also released porcelain figurines of horses.

The Belgian stallion from Bing & Grondahl is a beautiful example of how highly appreciated the horse was and how much power it had. The same applies to the golden horse from Royal Copenhagen, which stands with outstretched neck and ears back. In both figurines, we feel how much power the horse has.
The Royal Copenhagen horse with harness is also incredibly beautiful. The horse is ready to be harnessed to the wagon and can also carry a rider on his back.

Today, the horse is a highly appreciated pet and one of the major hobbies in Denmark. The beauty and grace of the horse have always fascinated humans and therefore today we mainly use the horse in competitions where their beauty will be evaluated and appreciated. Over time, both Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl have produced several figurines of horses, which shows their beauty and temperament.

Royal Copenhagen Lippizaner figurine shows this noble breed that is often associated with the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. There is also produced some figurines of foals from Royal Copenhagen, which probably relates to our delight of the sweet and spirited foal we see jumping around on the fields in spring and summer. A Royal Copenhagen foal can be difficult to find as there are many collectors for horses and foals figurines.