R. W. Martin & Brothers - Martinware New York Monday, December 14, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Dr. Jim Wilkes
    Steven Honig, Esq., New York
    Sotheby’s, New York, "The Steven Honig Collection," March 12, 1997, lot 318
    Private collection, UK

  • Literature

    Anne Hull Grundy, "Salt-Glazed Stoneware, The Martin Brothers," The Antique Dealer and Collectors' Guide, London, March 1959, p. 27
    Malcolm Haslam, The Martin Brothers Potters, London, 1978, p. 129, fig. 197, p. 159, fig. 262
    Peter Rose, "The Grotesque Ceramic Sculpture of Robert Wallace Martin (1842-1923)," The Journal of the Decorative Arts Society 1890-1940, no. 3, Suffolk, 1978, p. 48, pl. 6

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Grotesque "Birdman" beast jar and cover

December 14, 1907
Salt-glazed stoneware.
7 7/8 in. (20 cm) high
Collar with R.W. Martin + Bros London + Southall/14.12-1907 and base incised with Martin Bros.

Estimate
$30,000 - 50,000 

Sold for $95,000

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Martinware

New York Auction 15 December 2015 11am