ROBERT W. MARTIN (1843 - 1923)
Tall bird tobacco jar, England, 1899
Salt-glazed stoneware, ebonized wood
Head incised 'R.W. Martin + Bros. London + Southall 11-1899,' base incised 'Martin Bros. London + Southall 11-1899'
On base: 16 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Provenance: Collection of John Cathles Hill
Woolley & Wallis, England, June 2014, lot 186
Collection of Andrew Furer
Small, thin chip to back edge of head approx. 3/4" x 1/8". A few glazed-over firing lines to base, in the making. Some looseness and light wear to wood base.
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