Question: Is Beswick collectable?

The factory closed in 2002 and the brand John Beswick was sold in 2004. The pottery was chiefly known for producing high-quality porcelain figurines such as farm animals and Beatrix Potter characters and have become highly sought in the collectables market. Pronunciation of Beswick is as at reads, Bes-wick.

Where is the Beswick factory?

Stoke-on-Trent John Beswick Ltd, formerly J. W. Beswick, was a pottery manufacturer, founded in 1894 by James Wright Beswick and his sons John and Gilbert in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.

Is Beswick part of Royal Doulton?

After many successful years, the Beswick name was sold to Royal Doulton in 1989, at which time the production of Beatrix Potter characters was halted.

Who owns Beswick pottery?

Dartington Crystal The John Beswick name is now owned by Dartington Crystal, which continue to produce animal figurines; they also produce vases and giftware under the John Beswick name. The Snowman and the Snowdog figures are just some of the nursery figures still being produced.

Where was the Beswick factory located?

Stoke-on-Trent John Beswick Ltd, formerly J. W. Beswick, was a pottery manufacturer, founded in 1894 by James Wright Beswick and his sons John and Gilbert in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.

When did Royal Doulton buy Beswick?

1989 After many successful years, the Beswick name was sold to Royal Doulton in 1989, at which time the production of Beatrix Potter characters was halted.

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