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Huge Royal Copenhagen Elephant Figure Designed, Theodor Madsen Denmark 1923-1934

US$3,549.51

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Huge Danish porcelain figure of an elephant model 447 designed by Theodor Madsen and manufactured by Royal Copenhagen. The figure is decorated with glossy glaze in grey, brown and creamy white colors Stamped with the three waves of Royal Copenhagen Denmark and mark from the production period 1923-1934 Mint condition - factory 1. No chips, cracks, repair or crazing but with few tiny black spots in the glaze.

Details

  • Creator
    Royal Copenhagen (Manufacturer),Theodor Madsen (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.42 in. (29 cm)Width: 16.93 in. (43 cm)Depth: 5.91 in. (15 cm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Porcelain,Glazed
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1923-1934
  • Condition
    Mint condition - factory 1. No repairs, cracks or chips but with few tiny black spots in the glaze from production.
  • Seller Location
    Aarhus C, DK
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4913220497982

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  • Shipping
    US$82.82 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 1-4 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Silkeborg, Denmark
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Manufacturer

Royal Copenhagen

Producers of the finest in Danish porcelain, Royal Copenhagen is a company steeped in tradition. Its celebrated blue-and-white china patterns as well as its famed hallmark depicting the royal crown and three waves — symbolizing the monarch who founded the company and the three major waterways of Denmark — are emblems of master craftsmanship.Royal Copenhagen was founded in 1775 by Queen Juliane Marie. Years earlier, after the death of her husband, King Frederick V, Juliane’s stepson ascended the throne. Shortly into his reign, he went insane, and the Queen became the head of Denmark and its small empire. She sought to improve Denmark’s economy and founded factories around the country to promote domestic growth and international trade. Royal Copenhagen was one of the first of these. Royal Copenhagen first made dinnerware and vases with blue-and-white motifs inspired by Chinese porcelain, then the rage in aristocratic Europe. Many of these designs are still made today.Apart from its classic patterns, Royal Copenhagen has adapted to the changing styles of time and appeals to many different tastes. Their prolific body of work includes Rococo-style porcelain statues that incorporate stylistic floral patterns in an Art Nouveau style, as well as modern vases by such noted 20th century Danish ceramists as Axel Salto. Whether used for special occasions or displayed as part of a design collection, Royal Copenhagen pieces represent a legacy of the highest quality.Find authentic Royal Copenhagen dinner plates, decorative objects and other items on 1stDibs.
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