Lot 58
Martin Brothers Stoneware Portrait Figure of Will Childerhouse, ‘The Norwich Bellman’, 1900

modelled wearing a top hat, with bell held in one arm and the other arm raised, standing on a circular base inscribed ‘THE • NORWICH • BELLMAN • 1891’, all covered with a cream glaze, on an ebonised wood base, height 6.3" — 16.0cm
incised R.W. Martin & Bros. London & Southall and dated 7-1900

Est. $3500/5000
Realised: $10200
Auction Date: 12/06/2017

Literature: See Haslam, Malcolm, The Martin Brothers Potters, 1978, p.83-84, fig.104 and 105, where a similar model is illustrated

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