Martin Brothers A Rare Stoneware Grotesque Spoon Warmer, 1883

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Lot 140
Martin Brothers
A Rare Stoneware Grotesque Spoon Warmer, 1883

Sold for £ 13,200 (US$ 16,477) inc. premium
Martin Brothers
A Rare Stoneware Grotesque Spoon Warmer, 1883
the ovoid body modelled with a grotesque bearded face with gaping mouth, a long arm and hand extending from the top of its head and down to its side to form a handle, in shades of brown and olive green
24cm high, incised to base 'Martin London Southall 5-6-1883'

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Exhibition 'Martin Brothers Pottery', Richard Dennis 1978

    This piece is illustrated in Malcolm Haslam The Martin Brothers Potters, publ by Richard Dennis 1978, page 85
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