A Private Collection of Martin Brothers Stoneware

December 06, 2017

LOT 58
Martin Brothers Stoneware Portrait Figure of Will Childerhouse, ‘The Norwich Bellman’, 1900
  • Martin Brothers Stoneware Portrait Figure of Will Childerhouse, ‘The Norwich Bellman’, 1900

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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

Estimate $3,500-$5,000

Realised: $10,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

See Haslam, Malcolm, The Martin Brothers Potters, 1978, p.83-84, fig.104 and 105, where a similar model is illustrated