Martinware wally bird (small)
Lot 75
Robert Wallace Martin, 1920 An Unusual Miniature Stoneware Grotesque Monk Bird Jar and Cover
Sold for £3,720 (US$ 6,252) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Robert Wallace Martin, 1920
An Unusual Miniature Stoneware Grotesque Monk Bird Jar and Cover
he is modelled as a serene looking character, his wings behind his back, his face with a slight frown, in shades of muted grey
13cm high, incised to base and head 'RW Martin Southall 4-5-1920'

Footnotes

  • This must be one of the last few birds produced by the then only surviving Martin Brother. After Edwin died in 1915, Wallace soldiered on but production slowed down considerably and Wallace himself died in 1923.
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