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Lovely Vintage Royal Copenhagen "parakeet Pair" Figurine, No. 649, Denmark For Sale
This is an exquisite vintage figurine by Royal Copenhagen of Denmark. It is called "Parakeet Pair" and is numbered 649.
The piece stands 7 1/2 inches high and is beautifully done. The gray color is actually lighter than it appears in the photos.
I did some research into Royal Copenhagen figurines and have found that because of the backstamp, this piece was most likely made in the 1950's to early 1960's. The "OK" initials stand for one of the artists, Ole Kortzau, who was there from 1939 to 1978.
I also found that if a piece is classified as a "second", it will have a straight mark cut diagonally across the three wavy lines, and this piece does have that. A diamond cutter was used to make the mark. The seconds were then sold for 25 percent less than the first quality pieces.
I have looked all over this piece and cannot find any reason why this would be classed as a second, but nevertheless, it is.
Please look closely at the photographs and see that the condition is pristine.