ROBERT W. MARTIN (1843 - 1923)
Tall bird tobacco jar, England, 1886
Salt-glazed stoneware, ebonized wood
Head and base incised 'R.W. Martin + Bros. London + Southall 9.1886,' paper exhibition label
On base: 12 1/2" x 6"
Provenance: Rago Auctions, Early 20th C. Design, 8 June 2013, lot 156
Collection of Dr. Jim Wilkes
Exhibited: Richard Dennis, Martin Brothers Pottery Exhibition, 1978
Illustrated: Haslam, The Martin Brothers Pottery, 1978, p. 65
Excellent condition. A few firing lines to body, in making of. A few minor dents to wood base.
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