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"G" or "M" after a model number in a catalog listing - what does that mean?
Most figurines produced prior to 1991 were available in either glazed (G) or unglazed matte (M) finish, both from the same mold and using the same porcelain formula. Some collectors prefer only one style or the other, and some even prefer to have one of each to make an interesting side by side set. It is strictly a matter of personal preference. Any price difference is strictly due to supply and demand. More recently, Lladró has designated matte and Gres pieces with a "one" prefix (e.g., #11011 for #1011) and glazed pieces with a zero prefix (e.g., #01011 for #1011). The figurine pictured is Lladró #01011036 Horsewoman in "matte" finish.More Frequently Asked Questions