ROBERT W. MARTIN (1843 - 1923)
Grotesque creature tobacco jar, England, 1888
Head and base incised 'R.W. Martin & Bros. London & Southall 9-1888'
9" x 6" x 4 1/2"
Provenance: Sotheby's New York, The Harriman Judd Collection Part Two, 6 October 2001, lot 140
Collection of Robert A. Ellison, New York
Overall very good to excellent condition. One short, minor 1/4" hairline or firing line to rim of base, possibly in the making. Some minor glazed-over firing lines throughout and two small factory holes to base (where original wood base would've been attached), all in the making. Missing wood base.
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