Beswick Figures & Animals For Auction
Beswick Pottery, otherwise known as J. W. Beswick, was a pottery manufacturer founded in 1892 by James Wright Beswick. Best known for high-quality figurines such as race horses and champion dogs, Beatrix Potter inspired figurines and other characters as diverse as farm animals and Disney characters, pieces are highly collectable. Potteries Auctions can identify and provide valuations on a wide range of Beswick pieces.
Find out more about the history of Beswick Pottery.
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Whether you are looking to buy or sell Beswick collectables or figurines, the team of experts at Potteries Auctions can help you find the piece you are looking for, or value your items for sale. Request a call back if you are looking for a valuation and are seeking to sell some Beswick collector pieces at auction.
Beswick Pottery facts:
- Established in 1894 at Longton in Stoke on Trent, and the Beswick Pottery first made its name producing affordable tableware and ornaments.
- Beswick turned to producing animal figurines in the 1930s for which they are perhaps best known nowadays. Beswick was sold to Royal Doulton in 1969, and continued producing figurines up until the closure of the pottery in 2002.
- Many Beswick pieces are sold at auction for very reasonable prices. However, rarities such as the Shire Horse (model 818) still command large sums of money, where we sold an example of this piece for £3,400 in 2011, for example.