ISBN-13: 9780764316982 / Angielski / Twarda / 2003 / 240 str.
Explore the broad range of beautiful, high-quality porcelain figurines manufactured by the Bing & Grondahl Porcelain Manufactory, of Copenhagen, Denmark, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today, collectors worldwide appreciate the sculptors' and decorators' skills, as reflected in their charming figurines. More than 700 animal and human figurines are shown, along with date marks, shop signs, plates, dishes, bowls, and vases. Approximately 1,000 Bing & Grondahl figurines have been identified and described. The figurines are cataloged in numerical order with identification of the sculptor, size, price, and a guide to rarity Ideal for novice collectors, figurine addicts, and dealers, this book provides insight to the huge range of high quality porcelain figurines available -- both new (current production of Bing & Grondahl pieces by Royal Copenhagen) and vintage. It appeals especially to specialized collector-owners of dogs, cats, fauns, fish, etc.