Martin Brothers, 1898 A Grotesque Stoneware Bird Jar and Cover 27.5cm high incl. base, the head and base with incised 'Martin Bros, London Southall, 3-1898' and '2-1898' respectively
Lot 32
Martin Brothers, 1898 A Grotesque Stoneware Bird Jar and Cover 27.5cm high incl. base, the head and base with incised 'Martin Bros, London Southall, 3-1898' and '2-1898' respectively
Sold for £10,810 (US$ 18,169) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Martin Brothers, 1898
A Grotesque Stoneware Bird Jar and Cover
he is modelled with his wings behind his back, standing on large webbed feet, his face with large beak and a cunning expression, on circular wooden base
27.5cm high incl. base, the head and base with incised 'Martin Bros, London Southall, 3-1898' and '2-1898' respectively

Footnotes

  • By repute, this bird was given by the Martin Brothers to a member of the vendor's family, Mr Edgar Athelston Pym, and thence by descent.
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