A Private Collection of Martin Brothers Stoneware

December 06, 2017

LOT 23
Martin Brothers Stoneware Bird Tobacco Jar, 1895
  • Martin Brothers Stoneware Bird Tobacco Jar, 1895
  • Martin Brothers Stoneware Bird Tobacco Jar, 1895
  • Martin Brothers Stoneware Bird Tobacco Jar, 1895

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Martin Brothers Stoneware Bird Tobacco Jar, 1895

modelled with crested head and large eyes, coloured in tones of green, brown, blue and cream, on an ebonised wood base
overall height 12.6" — 32 cm.
incised on the tail and head flange R.W. Martin & Bros. / London & Southall and dated 11-1895
restored

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $26,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

Illustrated by Malcolm Haslam in The Martin Brothers Potters, p.107, fig.164

Provenance:

Pascoe & Company, Miami