Benjamin Disraeli caricatured as a fantastical bird jar and cover

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  • Provenance

    Phillips, London, "Art Nouveau, Decorative Arts and Studio Ceramics," October 20, 1988, lot 457
    Dr. Jim Wilkes, 1988-1996
    Phillips, London, “Applied Arts (1860 to the present Day) Part I,” July 9, 1996, lot 281
    Private collection, UK

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Benjamin Disraeli caricatured as a fantastical bird jar and cover

May 1889
Salt-glazed stoneware, ebonized wood.
14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) high
Collar incised with R.W. Martin + Brothers London + Southall/.V./1889 and interior of collar with RWM, base incised with R.W. Martin + Brothers/V/1889/London + Southall.

Estimate
$100,000 - 150,000 

sold for $233,000

Contact Specialist
Meaghan Roddy
Head of Sale
New York
+1 212 940 1266

Wondrous Beasts, Feathered Fantasies: R.W. Martin & Brothers

New York Auction 15 December 2015 11am