Martin Brothers, pottery, England, Middlesex, Southall Production Note(s): The plinth was made to support a punch bowl, made to resemble an owl, which modelled by (Robert) Wallace Martin at the Martin Brothers' pottery in Southall. It remained there until it was sold to Dr Glaisher at the 1924 sale which followed Wallace’s death the previous year. The condition of the plinth suggests that it may have been kept in the garden for some years. The owl, 103 cm is also in the Fitzwilliam…

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This is one of a number of examples of Martin Brothers’ work decorated with slip painted over the whole surface and an incised pattern filled with clay slip. These techniques, which require the decorator and potter to work closely together, and the naturalistic design which follows and accentuates the form of the vase, suggest the influence of Japanese pottery. Robert Wallace Martin (1843-24), Walter (1857-1912) and Edwin (1860-1915) were amongst the first ‘artist-potters’ of the late 19th c

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A MARTIN BROTHERS STONEWARE BARRISTER DOUBLE SIDED FACE JUG Robert Wallace Martin & Bros., Southall, England, circa 1880 Marks incised: R.W. Martin Bros., London & Southall 6-3/4 inches high (17.1 cm) The stoneware jug glazed in taupe, gray and tan with black highlights with Barrister face to both sides.

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A MARTIN BROTHERS STONEWARE BARRISTER DOUBLE SIDED FACE JUG Robert Wallace Martin & Bros., Southall, England, circa 1880 Marks incised: R.W. Martin Bros., London & Southall 6-3/4 inches high (17.1 cm) The stoneware jug glazed in taupe, gray and tan with black highlights with Barrister face to both sides.

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THE HAUNTED WORLD OF THE MARTIN BROTHERS

IMHO one of Roberts best... A lidded Wally Bird Jar by Robert Wallace Martin Martin Brothers pottery 1870- 1915 London

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