Originally part of the N. Shure Company, a merchandising catalog company, Enesco spun off in 1958 as a seperate company. The name was created using the phonetic spelling of its parent company's initials N.S.Co. Enesco International (Hong Kong) Ltd., the company's first overseas operation was started in 1985. The move was a strategic step, strengthening Enesco's distribution network in Asia.
What's it worth? Take a look at this Enesco price guide: sold listings for a value indication.