What are German figurines called?
Hummel figurines (also known as M.I. Hummel figurines or simply Hummels) are a series of porcelain figurines based on the drawings of Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel, O.S.F.
Which porcelain figurines are most valuable?
The Five Most Expensive Lladro Figurines Ever Sold
- A Grand Adventure – $64,350.
- 18th Century Coach – $57,200.
- Cinderella’s Arrival – $57,200.
- Flamenco Flair Woman – $7,720.
- The Fox Hunt – $6,500.
How can you tell if a figurine is porcelain?
The easiest way to identify porcelain figurines as opposed to earthenware or stoneware figurines is to examine the piece. Porcelain figurines have a delicate, fragile quality to them and are somewhat translucent, whereas, stoneware or earthenware figurines are not.
Why are Hummels so cheap?
The supply of Hummels just keeps growing as the generations that collected Hummels pass away, leaving behind thousands of their diminishing-value dust-collectors. Unlike the other collectibles mentioned above, Lladro figurines can start from a lofty price point.
Are old figurines worth anything?
Even small figures with a little damage are worth $100 or more. However, if you can find a figurine in excellent shape with multiple figures, it can be worth thousands of dollars.
How can you tell if a Hummel is valuable?
The first thing you need to do is look for the Goebel trademark, also known as a TMK, at the bottom of your Hummel figurine. Each Goebel-produced figurine is stamped with the company logo. Different logos were used in different periods, which makes it easy to identify how old your Hummel is.
How do I know if my Lladro is authentic?
First, look at the bottom of the figurine. The porcelain should also be engraved with a logotype that looks similar to a blue bell or tulip, the name Lladro and will say “Made in Spain.” The logotypes have changed over the years but every example can be found on the official Lladro site (see Additional Resources).
Are Lladro figurines worth anything?
The value of Lladró figurines varies widely. Small, common figurines sell for as little as $10-20. Whereas average pieces, usually medium sized and intricate tend to sell for $75-150 each. Figurines that are extremely elaborate, rare, and/or large can sell for $2,000-$25,000 or even higher.