The Bing & Grondahl Company was established in 1853 by Grondahl, who was a figurine maker for the Royal Danish Porcelain Factory, and the Bing brothers, who were art and book dealers. In 1987 the company merged with its primary competitor, under the name Royal Copenhagen.
This charming figurine portrays a young boy and girl reading a book together and the little girl is pointing to something in the book. The original sculpture was done by Ingeborg Plockroos-Irminger between 1897-1900. Decorated in the typical shades of blues, tans, and white noted for in B&G figures. The figurine measures about 4" by 4" and 4" in height. Stamped in green with the "Three Royal Towers of Copenhagen - B&G - Kjobenhavn - B&G - Made in Danmark", circa 1948-1951; also in blue "B&G" and in green the model "1567" and artists initials "Vi". There are no chips, cracks or repairs.