Handpainted Beswick figure in its original rare box; accompanied with book. The rarest Beswick Potter figurine (this copy is the only one known in original box with book). "Although Beatrix Potter figures were first introduced in 1947, it was not until 20 years later that the first model was withdrawn from the range, the now extremely rare Duchess with Flowers."--Louise Irvine, Beatrix Potter Figures & Giftware (Woodbridge, 1996), p. 77. EXTREMELY RARE. " /> "Duchess with Flowers" P1355. 1955-67. <I>Handpainted Beswick figure in its original rare box; accompanied with book.</I> The rarest Beswick Potter figurine (this copy is the only one known in original box with book). "Although Beatrix Potter figures were first introduced in 1947, it was not until 20 years later that the first model was withdrawn from the range, the now extremely rare <I>Duchess with Flowers</I>."--Louise Irvine, <I>Beatrix Potter Figures & Giftware</I> (Woodbridge, 1996), p. 77. EXTREMELY RARE. | Christie's