About this lot


Robert Wallace Martin for Martin Brothers, a stoneware jar and cover, 1880,

modelled as a downward facing bird with removable head and salt glazed in shades of brown, buff and ochre, incised marks and dated 20-3-80 to the interior of the cover and underside of the jar
19cm high

Malcolm Haslam, The Martin Brothers Potters, London, Richard Dennis, 1978, illust. p.65, fig.XI

London, Sotheby's, The Martin Brothers Potters, September 26 - October 14, 1978, cat. no.101

Acquired by the present owner from a private American collection
Sale; Sotheby's, New York, The Harriman Judd Collection: Part Two, lot 80

With some restoration to the rim of the cover and a large area of restoration to the body of the bird. A firing crack to the underside of the tail. Examined under UV.

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