Lot 34
Martin Brothers Stoneware Watch Stand, Walter Edward Willy, 1876

of lectern form, carved, pierced and incised with foliate motifs, monogram AEC and inscribed ‘GOD IS LOVE’, coloured in shades of blue and brown, minor base chip, height 4.4" — 11.3cm
inscribed EWilly / London / July 1876, incised RW MARTIN / LONDON

Est. $700/1000
Realised: $2640
Auction Date: 12/06/2017

Literature: Haslam, Malcolm, The Martin Brothers Potters, p.38 and p.109-110

Note: Walter Edward Willy worked for the Martin Brothers at Pomona House, following his release from Wandsworth Gaol in 1873, until his eyesight began to fail and he was finally let go in 1899

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