First period Lladro porcelain figurine; ballerina pink shoe

First period Lladro porcelain figurine; ballerina pink shoe

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain, Retro furniture | 0 comments

The company Lladro, in the beginning, had the ballet as a great inspiration, when developing their porcelain figurines. Ballet dancers and any element of their clothing or environment had a great influence and was a strong point of inspiration for artisans. You may ask what was the reason; Well, there is not other reason than the idea to try to capture the delicacy of the forms of movement and plasticity in the gestures of the dancers, in the figurines. The subtlety and beauty of ballet and all that surrounds it, is one of the activities that most closely identified the philosophy of Lladro, when developing their Lladro figurines. One aspect that has made the company Lladro successful, has been the delicacy and detail in representing the motives of porcelain figurines. The artisans devoted their passion in the art of making porcelain figurines, without neglecting any detail. The slightest gesture or expression of any part of the body was given utmost importance from the beginning. The quality of the Lladro figurines is very high, due to the processes of review and tecquification of each of the figurines. Any porcelain figurine that did not have adequate levels of quality or did not follow the required standards, was immediately rejected and removed from the manufacturing process. Similarly, once the manufacturing of the figurines was finished, they had to pass another test of quality, which, if they were rejected, the seal was partially erased. The porcelain figurine of this article is a fabulous pink shoe of a ballet dancer. It corresponds to one of the elaborations of the early days of the company Lladro. This porcelain is rare and very hard to find, so the company Cocowif , advises it to the most experienced collectors of Lladro. It belongs to the coveted pre-production list and the time of their manufacture was in the 1960s. As I have mentioned in many articles of this blog, the company Lladro, is adapting to the new standards of decoration, and therefore, performing, fabulous artworks to be accommodated in modern decorations. But the fact of having a relic of Lladro, in any decor, whether modern or ancient, is a luxury; and will give you the elegance and prestige that any decor needs. Besides the Lladro porcelain figurine of this article has a vivid color, and despite being small, you can break the monotony of the tenuous and soothing colors used in today’s decorations.      ...

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How can I know if a Lladro porcelain figurine is antique?

How can I know if a Lladro porcelain figurine is antique?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain, Spanish | 0 comments

How I can distinguish between old and modern porcelain figurines of Lladro? In order to know the right antiquity of Lladro porcelain figurines, the  first thing to check is the type of seal that bears on the bottom of the porcelain. When we proceed to verify the mark printed or engraved on the bottom, the label must be identical to those set out below in the chart. These seals are also available at the official website of Lladro or sending me a request from our website www.cocowif.com, or mail or via facebook (Alejandro Cocowif). The company Lladro make the differece in the Antique of its porcelain figurines through the form, the type of the seal taxed in the figurine. As you can see in the early days of Lladro, in all the figurines of the pre-production list, the seals were taxed, then went on to be printed. If you realize one of the seals (the second), it is a brand with vertical and horizontal lines. Oddly enough this is also a real hallmark of the early years of Lladro. How to check the veracity of the seals of Lladro? What is very important and the first thing you must check is that the drawing of the logo, ie the flower-shaped part, is full. Otherwise, if you see that is only half the flower or it is deleted or crossed out, the figurine is a defective porcelain from the factory, by the main reason not having passed the minimum standards required by the company Lladro. The absence of the logo does not implu that it is a real piece of Lladro; do not be ripped off, the only thing is that the real value of these pieces is much lower for the reason of being a flawed figure. Funny topic: It is very typical in store in Madrid calle viriato, 38; to receive honeymooners interested in selling porcelain figurines that they just have received as a wedding gift. This people hope my assessment is high, in order to get a large sum of money, but nothing at all, when we turn around the figurine of porcelain and we check the type of seal that usually have …. We realize the kind of gift they have received. And the faces and expressions of the newlyweds .. (but if my aunt gave it to me as an incredible gift, she loves me a lot!!! she always gives me good things ….). In the wedding gifts you can check many weird things …. How to know the value of my Lladro porcelain figurines? If you want to know the approximate assessment of your porcelain figurines, you can contact with COCOWIF and send us the reference (if you know) or a picture to advise you, free of charge; You can also consult in the same company Lladro, via internet (www.lladro.com) or by going to...

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Rare Lladro porcelain figurine, first period; giraffes

Rare Lladro porcelain figurine, first period; giraffes

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

Why is it so special the Lladro porcelain figurine of this article? The figurine of the group of giraffes discuss in this article is very special, not only for the fact of been made in the first period of the company Lladro, so it is because it belongs to the privileged group of figurines under the list of pre-production. In addition, we can say, it is a porcelain figurine very difficult to find because of the low number of figurines that were performed. It is a figurine for authentic collectors. For lovers of rare and very antique figurines of Lladro. The motive of the porcelain or the degree of artistic level takes second place, because what really matters is to possess the rare piece, because having it means, to know, that you belong to the rare group of the world with the luck of owning a Very little treasure. Despite this, and although we are aware that technology has improved very significantly, in the fact to develop these porcelain figurines, the artistic level and manual of that time was very high level. What kind of mark does these porcelains have? The mark of these porcelains was not the typical blue print seal at the base; marks were printed on the bottom, with the Lladro name or by two vertical parallel lines intersected by other two horizontal parallel lines. Why Cocowif has many old, rare and retired figurines of porcelain Lladro? My father, Jesus Rojo, is the main reason. His hobby has always been to find and get porcelain figurines from the first time;  special figurines, the rarest. Thus, gradually, the collection began to grow and grow, getting specialized in retired  and first period figurines and being, actually, a world reference in the second hand market of figurines of lladro. The figurine, group of giraffes, reference number 1000113.06, was developed in 1958 and not long left to be performed, hence the shortage of this product. The uniqueness of this type of porcelain figurines, is the shortage of supply, the difficulty of finding them and also the beauty of the figurine of Lladro The economic value of these figurines is subjective, but the company Cocowif, try to give a value accordingly depending on the number of porcelains made, period, demand, economic situation and other factors. Do not hesitate to ask any topic related to retired or discontinued figurines of Lladro porcelain.      ...

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Collections of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Collections of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Antiques », English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

Which are the different collections that the company Lladro, uses to rank to list its porcelain figurines?   High Porcelain: In this category the company Lladro, includes the largest and more representative figurines of porcelain. Its price is also higher.     The Guest: It includes porcelain figurines made by artisans of Lladro, but designed for beginners and leading artists from around the world, as Jaime Hayon, Tim Biskup, etc.   Naturofantastic: Porcelain groups as dishes, where fantasy plays an important role in the design.   Classic children’s Tales: Fantastic framed porcelain figurines with motives of characters and scenes from fairy tales, like the ugly duckling, the Bremen Town Musicians, Red Riding Hood, etc.   Lladro Fragrances: Matte porcelain stylish, very decorative in color white with the idea of ​​creating a unique and friendly atmosphere, with its aromas.   Re-deco: Different figurines of porcelain. They share the colors in white, black and gold. Most of these porcelain figurines are blank and matte finish. Spectacular porcelain figurines for current decorations.   Fantasy by Jaime Hayon: Group of porcelain figurines of Lladro designed by the amazing artist Jaime Hayon. His designs are characterized by fantasy and originality.   The parrot party: Another collections from the department, atelier; engine of new ideas for the company Lladro. Geometry contrasts with the realism of birds. The resulting figurines of porcelain are very artistic and elegant.   Chinese Zodiac. Porcelain figurines that represents different reasons of the Chinese zodiac.   Lladro bath. Decorative ítems of porcelain in white for the bathroom, as trays, candlesticks, vases, etc.   Gres It covers all types of porcelain figurines of different reasons, size and price, but in gres finish. This type of porcelain is rougher, and is not glass.   Re-Cyclos by Bodo Sperlein: It includes decorative lighting porcelain objects, jewelry and decor.   Metropolis: Another group of porcelain decorative elements, from atelier department, whose objects include shapes of futuristic buildings that create the atmosphere of a city.   Friends with you: It includes very decorative porcelain ornaments, perfect for decorating Christmas trees.   Leyend They are porcelain figurines with motifs of angels, fairies and mythological characters   Belle de nuit Impressive collection of spider-shaped lamps and series of ceiling lamps, wall and table lamps. The designs are actual and very originals for modern decorations.   Re-Cyclos by committe: Stunning porcelain figurines, mostly white and matt finish, decorated with colored porcelain flowers. Awesome !!!!   18.Estratos: Decorative table lamps with a sassy, ​​colorful and surreal.   We will be commenting on this blog, in more detail, each of the collections listed...

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Who are the new designers of porcelain figurine of Lladro?

Who are the new designers of porcelain figurine of Lladro?

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

Who are the new designers of Lladro porcelain figurines? This new designers of Lladro, are the turning of the company in these hard economic times and difficulties. The fact that there are new designers, does not mean that the ancients do not stay at the company any longer, Veteran designers are still creating and producing porcelain figurines with their high level. Lladro new designers are eight young artists with revolutionary, original and fantastic ideas. Their names are Jaime Hayon, committee, Devilrobots, Paul Smith, Rolito, Bodo Sperlein, Tim Biskup and Gary basemen. What does the company Lladro try to achieve from these eight artists? This group is part of Atelier; This division has been created to break with the style of traditional porcelain and create a new style, a new concept and a new perception of the use of the porcelain. Furthermore, the idea is not just to innovate the style of Lladro porcelain figurines, but enter and give original touches in other parts of the decoration, lighting, bathrooms, etc. From my point of view, of the eight artists, the one with most successful for its originality and vision it has been, Jaime Hayon. The Spanish designer has created a groundbreaking Lladro porcelain figurines, full of fantasy and originality. Sperlein Bodo also has been a pioneer in the art of mixing plant and animal elements in objects and lighting decoration as elements for the table and jewelry. The merger between the natural and the elegance of the Lladró porcelain, converts this artist in unique and groundbreaking for the decoration of anywhere parts. Lladro porcelain figurines devised by the artists, whose artistic name is committee, take on a special dimension with flowers as a symbol of love. They use Lladro molds and porcelain biscuit in color white. They Allude, with designs of porcelain, to many fundamental issues of life, but always providing a sense of humor. In Cocowif, we can advise and of course, get for you, the most of this Lladro porcelain figurines of these artists. Nevertheless I want to mention that we, Cocowif, are specialist, and reference in retired and limited editions porcelain figurines of Lladro. However, we have learned to appreciate the tremendous talent of these artists and the importance acquired by all decorations when this objects are included with their groundbreaking designs.        ...

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What is the pre-production list of figurines of porcelain Lladro?

What is the pre-production list of figurines of porcelain Lladro?

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

What is list of pre-production figurines of Lladro? The porcelains of figurines of Lladro that are included in the pre-production list are those that were developed in the first works of the three Lladro brothers. These figurines were performed in his workshop and were made and shaped in order to be sold at flea markets, for some order and especially for his own personal satisfaction. They were made in his first years of work; We are talking about half of the twentieth century, the late 1950s. These figurines of porcelain did not have a reference number. Some of these porcelains have been renumbered currently with a reference number, but most of these pieces are often numbered by the owner, with its own number. Our company Cocowif, for example, when we find a porcelain figurine from the first time, from the pre – production list, we usually set as reference number: SR followed by a number. Do this figurines have the same mark of Lladro in the bottom of the piece? No, the stamp printed in the Lladro porcelain figurines has evolved over the years. At that time the brand lladro were made with, either cross-lines or by the signature – name of Lladro, but written and engraved in the base of the porcelain figurine.  What is the value of porcelain figurines of Lladro belonging to the pre – production list? These porcelain figurines have a more difficult valuation than the others figurines of Lladro with reference, because they are unique and special. The company Lladro and other specialized companies in the retired market, as Cocowif, take care to give a value to these figurines of porcelain, so special. However, many of these porcelains are almost unique, so the value of these figurines is the one that the owner wants to say, depending on the attachment to the figurine of the owner. The company Cocowif, has in its collection more than 50 figurnines of porcelain Lladro, That neither the company Lladro has in its museums. In the picture attached in this blog, you can see one of the jewels of this pre – production list. This figurine of porcelain was made in 1958, it is a very special figurine, due to the beauty and styling in the performance of the cats. It is very hard to find figurine of Lladro, it is a real wonder, for true collectors of Lladro. Its value is 3,900 euros, perhaps it may seem exaggerated, but I want you to make you know, that is not a high price, as second market clients, have come to pay for porcelain figurines of this period and the same level of difficulty to locate them, higher quantities than 12,000 euros.  ...

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