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1950s Large Beswick Shakespeare Ware Hamlet Jug Model 1146

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1950s Large Beswick Shakespeare Ware Hamlet Jug Model 1146

A lovely, rare, embossed 1950s Large Beswick Shakespeare Ware Hamlet Jug Model 1146, produced from 1949-1973 by Beswick Pottery. (Designed by Messrs. Hallam, Gredington & Orwell).

Approximate Dimensions
Height: 20.5cm (8")
Base Diameter: 14.1 cm
Max Width: Lip to Edge of Handle: 20.5cm

Increasingly difficult to find in such good condition, with no cracks, chips or restoration. It does have some age related crazing. The colours on the embossed figures are wonderfully vibrant.

The jug depicts the Prince of Denmark with his father's ghost and inscribed 'Be Thou A Spirit Of Health' and 'Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.'

Back mark for 1950s
Impressed with:

1146
Beswick England

Printed : 

38
Beswick England

This jug is highly collectible, especially for the Shakespeare aficionado!

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