A Private Collection of Martin Brothers Stoneware

December 06, 2017

LOT 10

Lot 10

Martin Brothers Stoneware Imp Musician Playing Clackers, c.1906-10

Martin Brothers Stoneware Imp Musician Playing Clackers, c.1906-10
Lot 10 Details
Martin Brothers Stoneware Imp Musician Playing Clackers, c.1906-10

coloured in tones of brown and cream, on an ebonised wood base
overall height 5.7" — 14.5 cm.
incised R.W. Martin & Bros.

Estimate $1,500-$2,000

Realised: $4,250
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


MacMillan & Perrin Gallery, Vancouver


A similar figure is illustrated by Malcolm Haslam in The Martin Brothers Potters, 1978, p.135


Professional restoration to one leg and both arms

LOT 10

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.