This Beswick England, Shakespeares Juliet hand painted Tankard shows Juliet on her balcony holding a rose in one hand and the other over her heart. Around the foot of the tankard is the verse Parting is such Sweet Sorrow. The item is in excellent condition and of particular good colour, with no damage, foxing or crazing. The pattern number 1215 is impressed on the base also the usual Beswick factory mark. Height 100mm and 85mm in diameter. This item was first produced in 1951.