Scarce Beswick Robert Burns Character Mug Beswick - Pattern 1596

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  • Sold Date: Feb 05, 2012
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A scarce Robert Burns character mug from Beswick. Pattern 1596

This lovely Beswick piece this mug has a colourful profile of a young Robert Burns on the front and a line from one of his poems over a plow in relief on the back. It is suitable for both use and display. If anyone has had to study Burns in school you'll know that it takes effort to wrap your tongue around his poetry. This one states "How easy can the barley-brie cement the quarrel". Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796) (also known as Rabbie Burns, Scotland's favorite son, the Ploughman Poet, the Bard of Ayrshire and in Scotland as simply The Bard) was a poet and a lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. The piece is marked as follows: On the bottom is "Beswick England 1596, both incised and underglaze. Condition Report: Excellent, with no cracks or chips and nothing beyond the most minor of handling wear. Size: Half pint capacity, standing 10cm high (approx) Our Ref: A448 Shipped weight (including packaging): 0.65kg All of our items are guaranteed to be genuine and authentic We work hard to provide 5 star service in all aspects. If for
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