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Have you read the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales? Or did your parents or grandparents tell them to you when you were a child? Many people love fairytales, perhaps because everything can happen in a fairytale. At Danish Porcelain House we have several figurines of characters from fairy tales for instance Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid, Harlquin and The Swineherd.

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The Little Mermaid, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 4431
The Little Mermaid, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 4431
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The Little Mermaid, Royal Copenhage...
USD 376.85
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Item no: 1021150 Measurement: H: 22 cm
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H. C. Andersen telling his stories to a girl, Bing & grondahl figurine no. 2037
H. C. Andersen telling his stories to a girl, Bing & grondahl figurine no. 2037
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H. C. Andersen telling his stories t...
USD 267.61
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Item no: 1021445 Measurement: H: 23 cm
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The Sandman standing with his umbrella, Royal Copenhagen Whites, figurine
The Sandman standing with his umbrella, Royal Copenhagen Whites, figurine
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The Sandman standing with his ...
USD 93.44
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Item no: 2670015 Measurement: H: 17 cm
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Girl with mirror, Royal Copenhagen Whites figurine
Girl with mirror, Royal Copenhagen Whites figurine
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USD 234.92
Item no: 2670093 Measurement: H: 22 cm
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The Sandman walking silently, Bing & Grondahl figurine No. 2055
The Sandman walking silently, Bing & Grondahl figurine No. 2055
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USD 101.59
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Item no: B2055 Measurement: H: 18 cm
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The Woman with the Eggs, Bing & Grondahl figurine Nr. 2126
The Woman with the Eggs, Bing & Grondahl figurine Nr. 2126
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USD 160.88
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Item no: B2126 Measurement: H: 23 cm
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Harlequin, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 1021487
Harlequin, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 1021487
Harlequin, Bing & Grondahl figurine ...
USD 606.77
Item no: B2354 Measurement: H: 29 cm
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Clown, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 508
Clown, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 508
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USD 95.72
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Item no: B2508 Measurement: H: 11 cm
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Clown with hands in pockets, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 510
Clown with hands in pockets, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 510
Clown with hands in pockets, Bing & G...
USD 99.76
Item no: B2510 Measurement: H: 11 cm
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Clown with hands on braces, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 511
Clown with hands on braces, Bing & Grondahl figurine no. 511
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USD 95.72
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Item no: B2511 Measurement: H: 11 cm
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Henrik in Masquerade, Ludvig Holberg figurine Bing & Grondahl No. 8001
Henrik in Masquerade, Ludvig Holberg figurine Bing & Grondahl No. 8001
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USD 318.74
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Item no: B8001-O Year: 1984 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Jeronimus in Masquerade, Ludvig Holberg figurine Bing & Grondahl No. 8005
Jeronimus in Masquerade, Ludvig Holberg figurine Bing & Grondahl No. 8005
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USD 318.74
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Item no: B8005-O Year: 1984 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Magdelone in Masquerade, Ludvig Holberg figurine Bing & Grondahl No. 8011
Magdelone in Masquerade, Ludvig Holberg figurine Bing & Grondahl No. 8011
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Magdelone in Masquerade, Lud...
USD 318.74
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Item no: B8011-O Year: 1984 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Pernille in Masquerade, Ludvig Holberg figurine Bing & grondahl No. 8014
Pernille in Masquerade, Ludvig Holberg figurine Bing & grondahl No. 8014
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USD 318.74
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Item no: B8014-O Year: 1984 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Little Claus, Bing & grondahl overglaze figurine No. 8048
Little Claus, Bing & grondahl overglaze figurine No. 8048
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USD 638.14
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Item no: B8048-O Measurement: H: 18 cm x Ø: 14 cm
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Friendship Figurine with women dressed al Greco, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine
Friendship Figurine with women dressed al Greco, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine
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USD 868.07
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Item no: DG2100 Measurement: H: 20 cm x W: 12 cm x D: 9 cm
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Schaubach Skating princess in Art Deco Style
Schaubach Skating princess in Art Deco Style
Schaubach Skating princess in Art De...
USD 127.08
Item no: DG3396 Year: 1977 Measurement: H: 23 cm x W: 15 cm x D: 11 cm
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RC figures no. 12245, 12246 and 12247, Neptune - North Sea, Sea nymphs, playing the trumpet, Mermaid - The Baltic Sea
RC figures no. 12245, 12246 and 12247, Neptune - North Sea, Sea nymphs, playing the trumpet, Mermaid - The Baltic Sea
RC figures no. 12245, 12246 and ...
USD 383.24
Item no: DG3629 Measurement: H: 8 cm x W: 12 cm
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Lladro Nao figurine of woman with pottery
Lladro Nao figurine of woman with pottery
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Lladro Nao figurine of woman with po...
USD 127.08
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Item no: DG4279 Measurement: H: 40 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 254.90
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Item no: R1114 Measurement: H: 19 cm x W: 11 cm
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The Princess and the Swineherd, Overglaze, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1114
The Princess and the Swineherd, Overglaze, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1114
The Princess and the Swineherd, Ov...
USD 822.74
Item no: R1114-O-1 Measurement: H: 19 cm x W: 11 cm
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The Sandman, Boy with Umbrella, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1129
The Sandman, Boy with Umbrella, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1129
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USD 152.65
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Item no: R1129 Measurement: H: 18 cm x W: 7 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 318.74
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Item no: R1156 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Hans Clodhopper, Boy riding on Goat, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1228
Hans Clodhopper, Boy riding on Goat, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1228
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USD 116.95
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Item no: R1228 Measurement: H: 18 cm x W: 14 cm
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Emperor's new clothes, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1288
Emperor's new clothes, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1288
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USD 344.30
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Item no: R1288 Measurement: H: 20 cm x W: 15 cm
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Girl with Deer No 1531, Royal Copenhagen figure (signed Gunhil Gunnersson 1972)
Girl with Deer No 1531, Royal Copenhagen figure (signed Gunhil Gunnersson 1972)
Girl with Deer No 1531, Royal Copen...
USD 318.74
Item no: R1531-H Year: 1972 Measurement: H: 25 cm
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An evening in Tivoli with a young couple, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1593 (BLUE DRESS 1894-1922)
An evening in Tivoli with a young couple, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1593 (BLUE DRESS 1894-1922)
An evening in Tivoli with a young coup...
USD 574.89
Item no: R1593-1 Measurement: H: 29 cm
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Hans & Trine, boy and girl, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1783
Hans & Trine, boy and girl, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1783
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Hans & Trine, boy and girl, Royal Co...
USD 344.30
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Item no: R1783 Measurement: H: 22 cm x W: 14 cm
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Hans & Trine, boy and girl, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1783 - Brown Base (1894-1922)
Hans & Trine, boy and girl, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1783 - Brown Base (1894-1922)
Hans & Trine, boy and girl, Royal Co...
USD 420.92
Item no: R1783-1 Measurement: H: 22 cm x W: 14 cm
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Hans & Trine, boy and girl, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1783 (UNICA White - Signed Gunhil Gunnersson 1978)
Hans & Trine, boy and girl, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 1783 (UNICA White - Signed Gunhil Gunnersson 1978)
Hans & Trine, boy and girl, Royal Co...
USD 319.40
Item no: R1783-H Year: 1978 Measurement: H: 22 cm x W: 14 cm
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The Nightengale, Royal Copenhagen figurine
The Nightengale, Royal Copenhagen figurine
The Nightengale, Royal Copenhage...
USD 402.41
Item no: R1847 Measurement: H: 22 cm
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Leda and the Swan, Royal Copenhagen figure no. 2053 (1894-1922)
Leda and the Swan, Royal Copenhagen figure no. 2053 (1894-1922)
Leda and the Swan, Royal Copenhage...
USD 2,044.08
Item no: R2053 Measurement: H: 28 cm x W: 39 cm
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Henrik & Else, man & woman, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 3049
Henrik & Else, man & woman, Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 3049
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USD 823.92
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Item no: R3049 Measurement: H: 43 cm x W: 22 cm
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Knight and the Maiden Fair binding his wound, Large Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 3171
Knight and the Maiden Fair binding his wound, Large Royal Copenhagen figurine No. 3171
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USD 1,021.38
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Item no: R3171 Measurement: H: 45 cm
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Madonna with child, Royal Copenhagen White / Blanc de Chine No. 3658
Madonna with child, Royal Copenhagen White / Blanc de Chine No. 3658
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Madonna with child, Royal Cope...
USD 190.99
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Item no: R3658 Measurement: H: 23 cm
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The Emperor and the Nightingale, Royal Copenhagen figure no. 4382 - Overglaze
The Emperor and the Nightingale, Royal Copenhagen figure no. 4382 - Overglaze
The Emperor and the Nightingale, R...
USD 1,405.27
Item no: R4367-O Measurement: H: 31 cm
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The Emperor and the Nightingale, Royal Copenhagen figure no. 4382 - Blue
The Emperor and the Nightingale, Royal Copenhagen figure no. 4382 - Blue
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USD 792.04
Item no: R4382 Measurement: H: 31 cm
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The Emperor and the Nightingale, Royal Copenhagen figure no. 4382 - Blanc de Chine/white
The Emperor and the Nightingale, Royal Copenhagen figure no. 4382 - Blanc de Chine/white
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USD 574.89
Item no: R4382-H Measurement: H: 31 cm
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The Shepherdess and the Sweep, figurines, Royal Copenhagen
The Shepherdess and the Sweep, figurines, Royal Copenhagen
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The Shepherdess and the Sweep, fi...
USD 913.32
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Item no: RD25
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Girl with mirror, Royal Copenhagen Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 1244
Girl with mirror, Royal Copenhagen Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 1244
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Item no: 1007093 Measurement: H: 18 cm
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Fairytale 1, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 1476
Fairytale 1, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 1476
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Item no: 1007105 Measurement: H: 22 cm
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Fairytale II, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 1586
Fairytale II, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 1586
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Item no: 1007108 Measurement: H: 23 cm
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Fairytale III, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 1664
Fairytale III, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 1664
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Item no: 1007110 Measurement: H: 20 cm
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Ali and Peribanu, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2274
Ali and Peribanu, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2274
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Item no: 1007128 Measurement: H: 23 cm
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Moongirl, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2413
Moongirl, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2413
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Item no: 1007131 Measurement: H: 30 cm
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Venus, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2417
Venus, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2417
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Item no: 1007132 Measurement: H: 21 cm
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Susanne, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2433
Susanne, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2433
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Item no: 1007133 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Girl, bathing, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2428
Girl, bathing, Royal Copenhagen overglaze figurine no. 2428
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Item no: 1007134 Measurement: H: 33 cm
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Mermaid, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 2313
Mermaid, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 2313
Mermaid, Royal Copenhagen figur...
Item no: 1021129 Measurement: H: 5 cm
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The little mermaid, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 5689
The little mermaid, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 5689
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Item no: 1021159 Measurement: H: 13 cm
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Harlequin, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 061
Harlequin, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 061
Harlequin, Royal Copenhagen figur...
Item no: 1249061 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Columbina, Royal Copenhagen figurine n. 062
Columbina, Royal Copenhagen figurine n. 062
Columbina, Royal Copenhagen figur...
Item no: 1249062 Measurement: H: 19 cm
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Pjerrot, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 063
Pjerrot, Royal Copenhagen figur...
Item no: 1249063 Measurement: H: 20 cm
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Pulcinella, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 064
Pulcinella, Royal Copenhagen figurine no. 064
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Item no: 1249064 Measurement: H: 21 cm
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The little match girl Hans Christian Andersen figurine, Royal Copenhagen
The little match girl Hans Christian An...
Item no: 1249223 Measurement: H: 9 cm
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The Tinderbox Hans Christian Andersen figurine, Royal Copenhagen
The Tinderbox Hans Christian An...
Item no: 1249224 Measurement: H: 12 cm
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The little Mermaid Hans Christian Andersen figurine, Royal Copenhagen
The little Mermaid Hans Christian An...
Item no: 1249225 Measurement: H: 10 cm
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Jack The Dullard Hans Christian Andersen figurine, Royal Copenhagen
Jack The Dullard Hans Christian Andersen figurine, Royal Copenhagen
Jack The Dullard Hans Christian An...
Item no: 1249226 Measurement: H: 12 cm
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The Swineherd Hans Christian Andersen figurine, Royal Copenhagen
The Swineherd Hans Christian An...
Item no: 1249227 Measurement: H: 12 cm
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People from fairy tales and stage plays are also produced in porcelain from B&G and Royal Copenhagen. Several personalities from some of the most famous Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales and some theatrical figures have been published in porcelain.

The fairy tale figurines are many and varied not only from the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, but also from playwrites like Ludvig Holberg and Shakespear. It is possible to get figurines from your favorite fairy tale or play. The Little Mermaid is a favored motif and can be found in many versions, but many others are also available like the wonderful sadness of The Little Match Girl or the drama of Hamlet and Ophelia. The Sandman could make a beautiful figurine for the child's bedroom. And for the aspirering and ambitious youth a figurine of Hans Clodhopper on his goat could be a very humorous gift for his shelf to always remind of the value of ingenuity. For the young couple setting out in the world The Shepherdess and the Sweep are a fitting gift. Even for the girl, who loves the flowers of the garden there are figurines from the fairy tale Little Ida's Flower the cheer her up during the flowerless winter months.

In this particular category there have been produced several overglaze figurines that highlight the colours of the figurine beautifully. The manner of over glazing requires an additional burning and therefore there is not produced many overglaze figurines.

Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl adventure and theater figurines

Altogether, Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl produced quite many figurines in relation to the wellknown fairy tales and plays. They manufactured several figurines of Hans Christian Andersen and people from his famous fairy tales, in underglaze as well as overglaze. There have also been created many figurines from the theater world, from famous operettas, ballets and plays.

Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica and overglaze figurines Holberg and Hans Christian Andersen

Royal Copenhagen Hans Christian Andersen figurines

In 2005 we celebrated the 200 years of Hans Christian Andersen's birth and to celebrate this Royal Copenhagen launched a series of beautiful handmade porcelain figurines, which depicts some of Hans Christian Andersen's most famous fairy tales. In the series, we find the following:

The Little Match Girl, sitting in her old clothes, with a match in hand,
Swineherd, who gets his kiss from the beautiful princess,
Tinderbox, where the brave soldier is seen beside the dog with big eyes,
The Little Mermaid sitting on her stone
Clumsy Hans on his goat with a dead crow in hand
The Flying Trunk
Thumbelina sitting on her leaf down the river
Sandman with his umbrella

The series was unfortunately only in production until 2011, with declining production over the years, and because of the fairy tales popularity there is still a high demand for the Hans Christian Andersen figurines. The H.C. Andersen figurines were designed by Sven Vestergaard.

Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica and Holberg Figurines and Wiinblad Candleholders

Royal Copenhagen Fairy Tale Figurines

Many years ago, Royal Copenhagen made a unique series of large fairy tales figurines in overglaze. Most of the figurines were designed by Gerhard Henning. There were only produced very few of these overglaze figures, and they are popular and can be hard to find.

Christian Thomsen has also designed fairy tale figurines for Royal Copenhagen. He was the artist of the Royal Copenhagen figurine of Sandman No. 1129, the Royal Copenhagen figurine of Princess and the Swineherd No 1114 and the Royal Copenhagen figurine of Tinder box no. 1156 etc.

Are you looking for figurines of Hans Christian Andersen in person, you should look for the Royal Copenhagen Hans Christian Andersen Figure No. 4216, - This figurine was designed by Hans Henrik Hansen in 1948. Royal Copenhagen Hans Christian Andersen Figure No. 5245, also shows the poet, in a more humble version.

Bing & Grondahl H.C. Andersen figurines

Bing & Grondahl, like Royal Copenhagen published several figurines related to Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales, but unlike the Royal Copenhagen figures, Bing & Grondahl did not produce an actual series of Hans Christian Andersen figurines. Their figurines were released over time and have different designers. Among some of them include B&G figurine of Woman with the eggs No. 2126, designed by Svend Lindhart and B&G figurine of the Little match girl No 1655, designed by Ingeborg Plockross Irminger.

A very popular Bing & Grondahl figurine of Hans Christian Andersen shows the poet with the child on his knee while he is in the process of telling one of his stories. This porcelain figurine was designed by Henning Seidelin and have the No. 2037

Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica and Hans Christian Andersen Figurines and Wiinblad candlesticks

Bing & Grondahl theater figurines

B&G have also made a detailed series of Pierrot, Harlequin and Colombine, Hamlet and Ophelia. All the figurines are designed by Ebbe Sadolin and Svend Jespersen.

Ludvig Holberg figurines in overglaze are also masterpieces in of a series of overglaze figurines with a lof of details. Many of Ludvig Holberg figurines are known in line with Hans Christian Andersen figurines. One of the best known is Jeppe of the Hill, but also his comedy "Masquerade" is popular.

Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica and Hans Christian Andersen figurines and B&G Offenbach tableware

Other porcelain figurines of fairy tale and theatre figures

Dahl Jensen has produced a beautiful and very large porcelain figurine of satyr and nymph in white porcelain. Also, some of the German factories have made figures of people from fairy tales and theatres.