Bing&Gröndahl Porcelain

Bing and Gröndahl Porcelain



The Porcelain Factory of Bing&Gröndahl was founded 15.04.1853 in Copenhagen Denmark. The founders were the sculptor Frederic Vilhelm Gröndahl and the merchant brothers Meyer Hermann and Jacob Hermann Bing.

The company soon got in competion to Royal Copenhagen and was one of the leading porcelain companies in the Art Nouveau in Europe.

Famous achievements:

- The Seagull Service by Fanny Garde

- The Heron Service by Pietro Krohn

- The first Christmas plate in 1895 by Augst Hallin

- Various successful exhibitions during the Art Nouveau Period


Since 1987 merges with the former Competitor Royal Copenhagen


Famous artists for B&G: Pietro Krohn (artistic director 1885-1905), Effie Hegermann-Lindencrone, Fanny Garde, Peter Dahl Jensen, Peter Kofoed and Elisabeth Drewes-Kofoed, Siegfried and Olga Wagner, F.A. Hallin and many others.

B&G Christmas Plate 1895
B&G Christmas Plate 1895
Stampmark B&G
Stampmark B&G
Town Plate Roskilde
Town Plate Odense

Subject:                    Town Plates Odense, Roskilde and

                                 Hilleröd

Date of Production:  1899 - 1902

Decorating Artist:      Effie Hegermann Lindencrone

Unique Number:       none

Diameter:                 24 cm

Height:                      3 cm

Motif:                        Town Symbols of Roskilde, Odense

                                 and Hilleröd

Remarks:                 

Town Plate Hilleröd
B&G Christmas Plate 1895

Subject:                    Bing and Gröndahl Christmas Plates

Date of Production: 1895 - 1904

Unique Number:      none

Diameter:                 17.5 cm

Height:                     3 cm

Motif:                        Behind the frozen window (1895) by

                                 August Hallin was the first Christmas 

                                 Other motives from other artists in the

                                 following years, still continued

Remarks:                 

Stampmark B&G

Subject:                    Brass (Brass and copper) Stamp marks

Date of Production: After 1900

Unique Number:      none

Size item one:          47x33x7 mm

Size item two:          40x40x7 mm

Motif:                        "B&G Kjöbenhavn - Kongelig Hof

                                 Leverandör" and Bing & Gröndahl

                                 Porcelaensfabrik"

Remarks:                  Possibly used to mark transport boxes,

                                  etc.

Town Plate Roskilde
Town Plate Odense
Town Plate Hilleröd
Besucherzaehler