The high handle of the Alphabet Mugs was first developed in 1884, but the hand painted lettering is a contemporary addition to the classic shape. Each hand painted letter on the mugs is adorned with a flower and two palmettos. Created in 2014.


Alphabet is made for personal gifts and cherished memories. The special mugs are hand painted with a letter, which bears clear references to classic patterns of Royal Copenhagen yet stands out in a contemporary simplicity entirely its own.

Find your own letter amongst the many mugs, which are ideal to be used for any occasion. The 33 cl mugs are perfect for morning coffee and afternoon tea and the beautiful, high handles add a touch of elegance to any warm beverage. Fill a mug with your loved one’s favourite beverage and serve a surprising breakfast in bed or use your personal mug for tranquil moments after a long day. The mugs can be combined with the oval plates from the Alphabet collection, which complete a unique table setting for you, your family and friends. The small 23 cm plates are useful for breakfast, dessert and as side plates for bread and other small dishes.

The mugs and plates are perfect for gifts, bringing joy to any receiver, while a personal collection of Alphabet can be used in an eye-catching table setting that will be appreciated by your loved ones. The classic style of the Alphabet collection can be combined with any other collection from Royal Copenhagen, adding a personal element of hand painted blue to small and large table settings.