Mould No: 993A Designed by: Arthur Gredington Dimensions: Height 5.7 cm (2.1/4″) Produced: 1943
Mould No: 993B Produced: 1973 Designed by: Arthur Gredington and re-modelled by Graham Tongue
There are two versions of this mould available, 993A and 993B, the first edition was released in 1943 and designed by Arthur Gredington, the second release was in 1973 and was re-modelled by Graham Tongue.
These Beswick Wren figurines, should be fairly easy to find for sale in most countries around the world.
Designed By: David Hand Series: Animaland Model No: 1155 Dimensions: Height 8.9 cm (3 1/2″) Produced: 1949 – 1955 Baseplate: Gold Backstamp – Copyright By GB Animation LTD
I’ve not seen the mole come up for sale that often. If you are looking to buy one, I’d suggest if I manage to find one for sale, GRAB IT before someone else does, as these are really hard to find for sale.
This is another rather rare piece that occasionally comes up for sale.
Rare and delicate is how I would rate it, this Beswick Pottery piece must be treated with respect, and can easily be broken.
Finding one in mint condition without any repairs or visible damage, will keep you looking for quite some time.
As I stated earlier, this is a very rare piece and you might have to wait for several years to get a good one.
Mould no: JBA1 Dimensions: approximately 10 cm high by 10 cm long (about 4 x 4 inches)
Another New addition to the John Beswick range of collectables and every piece is hand painted.
These elephant calf figures should be fairly easy to find for sale in most countries around the world. i have added three countries below so you can select whichever is closet to you, so you will be able to buy this Beswick Pottery piece with relative ease.
Beswick Oceanic Bonito Fish 1232 – Made in England
Mould no: 1232 Designed by: Arthur Gredington Produced: 1952 to 1968
Dimensions: height 18.4 cm (7 1/4″)
Magnificent form and colours, is how I would describe this piece.
This particular English Beswick Pottery piece, seldom comes up for sale in Australia.
A few interesting facts about the Oceanic Bonito:
Those of you who are reading this and live in any of the tropical waters around our planet, will be quite familiar with the Oceanic Bonito (Katsuwonus pelamis) is more commonly know as a Skipjack Tuna, it is a medium-sized, streamlined, and a fast-swimming pelagic fish, common to all warm waters around the world. It lifespan is generally between 8 to 12 years and weighs up to an impressive 34.5 kg (76 lb) per fish and 1 m (3 ft) in length.
Now that’s a good sized fish by all accounts, could you imagine the Beswick potters sculpting, painting and firing a ceramic piece, using the fishes real size,
This fish is also known as aku, arctic bonito, mushmouth, striped tuna, or victor fish depending where you are located.