Start Dating royal copenhagen backstamps

Dating royal copenhagen backstamps

It is possible to date pieces from Bing & Grondahl porcelain looking at the factory mark at the base.

The trademark with the three waves has had changes through the years.

This makes it possible to tell the age of each piece of porcelain by Royal Copenhagen.

In the Collector's Guide by Caroline & Nick Pope you will find a list of the known painters with number-signature and their working period at Royal Copenhagen. The three towers in the hallmark come from the City of Copenhagen's Coat of Arms.

Also the data of the designing artist will be an important indication of possible age.

The earlier of the two uses a dash Since 1985, the company has been using a new system in which two dash marks indicate a date range.

For example, hyphens over the letters “RO” were used for 1985 to 1991, the letters “RY” from 1992 to 1999 and the letters “RA” 2000 to 2004.

The Royal Copenhagen trademarks shown below were used on porcelain and fine china with blue under glazed decorations. Royal Copenhagen Christmas plates, figurines and some porcelain sets.