Robert Wallace Martin An Unrecorded Early Stoneware Bed Warmer Modelled as a Tortoise, 1880
Lot 54
Robert Wallace Martin An Unrecorded Early Stoneware Bed Warmer Modelled as a Tortoise, 1880
Sold for £46,850 (US$ 79,771) inc. premium
Lot Details
Robert Wallace Martin
An Unrecorded Early Stoneware Bed Warmer Modelled as a Tortoise, 1880
of naturalistic form, the tortoise's head with wide gaping mouth protruding from its shell, the shell in blue, green and brown glazes
30cm long, 15.5cm high, incised to base 'R. Martin London Southall 5.1880'

Footnotes

  • With the introduction of a simple cork stopper to it's mouth, this tortoise model stands alongside the popular range of Martin spoon warmers, combining function with imaginative modelling.
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