Royal Copenhagen Consignment
Although more than 225 years have passed since the original Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica copper-plate designs were painted on porcelain for the Danish royal family, the beloved floral patterns remain highly collectible and relevant today. The first Flora Danica dinner service by Royal Copenhagen was commissioned by Denmark’s king as a gift to Russia’s Catherine the Great in 1790. Just as nobility coveted fine Royal Copenhagen china centuries ago, these rare pieces of European porcelain continue to command exceptional prices at Sotheby’s auctions.
Luxurious Flora Danica porcelain plates, as well as Royal Copenhagen fruit, fish, and game services, are always in demand for their exceptional artistry and attention to detail. Sotheby's can help you sell your Royal Copenhagen dish, plate, cup, teacup, saucer, bowl, platter, tureen, tray, monteith, wine cooler, basket or other porcelain piece in our New York, London, and online sales. To learn about the value of your collection, simply submit images and information through our easy-to-use online estimate form. Our global team of specialists will review your submission and issue preliminary estimates for items that can be included in our sales.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- When is the best time to sell my Royal Copenhagen porcelain?Throughout the year, Sotheby's decorative arts auctions attract china and ceramics collectors and enthusiasts from around the world. When you are ready to sell Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica plates, tureens or tea cups, there is no better time to consign with Sotheby’s to realise the highest price for your fine antique porcelain. With year-round sales in London and New York as well as online, our specialists can assist you with the sale of your Royal Copenhagen porcelain.
- Which Royal Copenhagen services does Sotheby's sell?Sotheby's sells Flora Danica, Fish, Fruit, Bird, and Blue Lace pattern services by Royal Copenhagen.
Sotheby’s is your best resource to buy and sell European porcelain, china or ceramic objects by Royal Copenhagen in the Flora Danica pattern, Fish pattern, Game pattern, Blue Lace Pattern, or Fruit pattern. Collectors wish to buy Flora Danica pieces with standard printed and painted factory marks, including numbers 20 3570, 20 3567, 20 3568, 20 3508, 20 3511, 20 3556, 20 3518, 20 3525, 20 3529, 20 3540, 20 3541, 20 3564, 20 3509, 20 3504, 20 3542, 20 3543, 20 3582, 20 3584, 20 3589, 20 3501 and 20 3557. Consign a Flora Danica dish, salad plate, dinner plate, breakfast plate, reticulated plate, cup, teacup, saucer, bowl, monteith, ice dome and cover, platter, tureen tray, cake stand, wine cooler or basket.