A ceramic figure of Beatrix Potter's ‘Simpkin cat’ from the book 'The Tailor of Gloucester' with original box. The figure of a cat is wearing a green coat and black boots, and is clutching the bundle of red twist. A folded white cardboard box bearing colour prints of Beatrix Potter characters and either 'BEATRIX POTTER' and 'BESWICK' or just 'BESWICK' printed in black. Handwritten in pink ink on the top is 'SIMPKIN'. Total number of items is 2.
Marks and inscriptions
Underside of base: BEATRIX POTTER'S/ 'Simpkin'/ F. Warne and Co. Ltd./ Copyright 1975/ BESWICK ENGLAND On side of box: Copyright C 1981 F. Warne and Co. Ltd/ Beatrix Potter Designs T.M. Base of box: on label: BESWICK/P 2508
Makers and roles
Beswick , maker