Martin Brothers, 1899
A Stoneware Grotesque Bird Jar and Cover
he is modelled with his wings behind his back, peering over his large beak in a rather distinguished manner, glazed in warm tones of brown, ochre, dark green and blue, on circular wooden base
26cm high, incised both to base and neck 'RW Martin & Bros, London Southall 3-1899'
- Please note that a fine hairline approx 8cm in length has been discovered to the iterior of the birds body extending from the rim. This crack does not appear on the outside of the bird.