Martin Brothers Stoneware Bird Tobacco Jar, 1899
modelled with beady eyes, short beak and webbed feet, coloured in tones of blue, green, brown and cream, on an ebonised wood base
overall height 9.4" — 24 cm.
paper labels, incised on the base edge Martin Bros. London & Southall; on the head flange R.W. Martin & Bros. / London & Southall and dated 11-1899
Waddingtons, Toronto, April 4th, 2005, lot 728