From Bing & Grondahl and Royal Copenhagen there are countless porcelain figurines depicting agriculture and other traditional crafts. One of the newer series from Royal Copenhagen shows children, girls and boys, with small farm animals such as young goats, lambs, chickens and foals etc., while the majority of the old porcelain figurines show the farmhands and young girls with sheep, cows and geese. This is a good example of how agriculture has developed from past to present. Many of past small farms, which focused on the production of animals - cows, pigs, sheep - have today become a hobby, where the emphasis is more on pleasure rather than need.
Both B&G and Royal Copenhagen have produced some porcelain figurines depicting various businesses - postman, soldier, blacksmith, porcelain painter, electrician and so on.
Kay Bojesen has with his fine guardsmen in beautiful uniforms illustrated one of the most famous jobs in the military, the Royal Guard - the guardsmen we admire every time we meet them at Amalienborg Palace or one of the Queen's other residences.
The figurines show working people in different work situations and it is possible to find a figurine that fit most occasions. There are musician figurines that can be given to the aspirering musician. The Mason is for the handyman and for the fisherman there is the entire Fisherman's Family available to spice up the living room. There are a figurine for all crafts like smith or blacksmith, pipe fitter, butcher, carpenter, baker or even porcelain painter. For the avid hunter there is a huntsman figurine and there are policemen, soldiers, sailors and pilots. You can buy the gift for your friend or family member, who wishes to become a pilot. And of course for those who live the farmer's life or dream of the small farmer there are the entire range of farmer figurines.