Martin Brothers Stoneware Portrait Figure of Will Childerhouse, ‘The Norwich Bellman’, 1900
modelled wearing a top hat, with bell held in one arm and the other arm raised, standing on a circular base inscribed ‘THE • NORWICH • BELLMAN • 1891’, all covered with a cream glaze, on an ebonised wood base
overall height 6.3" — 16 cm.
incised R.W. Martin & Bros. London & Southall and dated 7-1900
See Haslam, Malcolm, The Martin Brothers Potters, 1978, p.83-84, fig.104 and 105, where a similar model is illustrated