Christmas Plates from Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl by Lars Christoffersen, Owner Danish Porcelain Imports Collectible porcelain Christmas plates have been made in Denmark by Bing & Grondahl since 1895 and by Royal Copenhagen since 1908. These and their many other popular commemorative series, including Mother's Day, Jubilee, and Children's Day plates, have been cherished by generations of people all over the world. This is the first book to bring all the plates together in one beautiful, organized reference. Over 1000 color photographs showcase every series created. Descriptions of every plate made include their English and Danish titles, date, designer, reference code numbers and current value range. Collectors, dealers, and historians alike will find the book easy to used and fun to consult because it is concise, attractive and complete.
This is the 1966 Bing & Grondahl Christmas Plate, Home for Christmas. The design by Henry Thelander is of a fishing fleet returning home for Christmas, gaily decorated with a spruce on the mast-head, following an old Danish Christmas tradition. The first plate from Bing and Grondahl was issued in 1895 so these plates have a long Christmas tradition. This particular Danish motif was issued in 1966. It measures 7 inches in diameter and is in its original box complete with paperwork. The plate is in like new condition.
B & G 1988 Christmas Hans Christian Andersen In The Kings Garden Or Old Poet's Xmas
Bing and Grondahl 1988 Christmas plate.... 'Hans Christian Andersen in the Kings Garden' or 'The Old Poet's Christmas' Motif of this plate Designed by Edward Jensen. 1 name on the listing & 1 different on the COA. It is 7 1/8 in. across. The back has the 3 towers B&G logo and there are 2 holes that you can loop a cord or wire through for hanging. Original Certificate, boxes and papers. The Christmas Plate or 'Juleplatte' stems from an ancient Danish Tradition, transformed into fine porcelain by Harald Bing in 1895. Originally, the Christmas Plates were a gesture of thanks presented by Danish Nobility to their servants at Christmas time. It was the thought of immortalizing this 'gesture of thanks' in fine porcelain that has given the world a beautiful symbol of Christmas Spirit as well as the wonderful hobby of plate collecting, enjoyed by millions today. We have or can get ANY of these in this series, from 1896 to the present. Just ask. Blessed Holidays.