The Beswick Price Guide: Price and Colour Guide to Beswick Pottery Collectables

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The Beswick Price Guide: Price and Colour Guide to Beswick Pottery Collectables

The Beswick Price Guide: Price and Colour Guide to Beswick Pottery Collectables

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With their soothing pastel colors and adorable characters, the figurines amassed millions of Hummel collectors to this day. Demand – Some figurines are just more popular than others, like Stormy Weather #71 and Merry Wanderer #7.

First, an artwork of Maria Innocentia Hummel was selected for the new figurine. She was so prolific in her drawings, new figurines continued to be produced long after her death. Produced for the 25th anniversary of the Hummel figurine, “Ring Around the Rosie” depicts four little girls holding hands and playing in a circle. One of the most popular Hummel figurines is “Adventure Bound.” The scene depicts six characters, equipped with a large spear and a lantern, venturing into the world. M.I. Hummel’s enticing designs made for lots of copycats, imitations, and pieces inspired by her drawings. In addition to the pieces made during World War II, Asian manufacturers have flooded the market with copies and reproductions, which are worth considerably less. Factory control number – a small 2-digit number hand-painted or incised used to signify who assembled the Hummel figurine.

You’ve probably seen a Hummel figurine atop somebody’s fireplace—a sweet child reading a book, playing music, or going about their daily task. These porcelain figurines embody the simple beauty of the early 20th century Bavarian countryside. If you can, compare your figurine to a verified original, to ensure their features are the same. Weight There is a good chance to sell your valuable Hummel figurines at a fair price, though you never know with auctions. Estate Sales Larger versions range from 9 ½ to 10 inches tall and are permanently retired by Goebel. This makes them extra valuable if presented in good condition. Forever Friends (#2255) After graduating with honors from the State School of Applied Arts in Munich in 1931, Berta joined the Franciscan Sisters of Siessen, where she was given the name of Maria Innocentia.

These numbers are usually cast with the figurine or incised in the soft porcelain, so they are a permanent identification feature. Cross-referencing the HUM number online will easily tell you the name of the figurine and give you additional information about it.By that time, Dr. Herbert Dubler and Ars Sacra had already established a New York-based distribution company. Dubler brought a number of Hummel’s products from Germany into the United States market—postcards, folders, and later figurines.

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