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B & G, Bing & Grondahl refer to the founders: Fred. Grndahl (1819-1856), technical director; the brothers M. On figurines with less room for the stamp - the different partial markings make it even harder to date the pieces.

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These marks are mostly found on porcelain figurines and also on some chinaware.

: It is possible to date pieces from Bing & Grondahl porcelain looking at the factory mark at the base. Also I found that at least on Christmas plates in the 1960s there seems to be some mix up of the back stamps.

Meissen in Saxony, Rosenthal in Bavaria, KPM [Konigliche Porzellan Manufactur] in Berlin, and the various companies in Volkstedt, Thuringia, are the best known major factories in Germany that produced porcelain, mostly in the form of chinaware & dinnerware, porcelain figurines & dolls, and general decorative porcelain centerpieces.

Yet, there are literally hundreds of other smaller factories and porcelain studios that engaged in creating magnificent works to the present date.

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These particular imitations are often as good as the original pieces, but their value is usually a bit less than items from the Meissen or KPM porcelain factories.