A Private Collection of Martin Brothers Stoneware

December 06, 2017

LOT 42

Lot 42

Martin Brothers Stoneware Wall Vesta, c.1880-85

Martin Brothers Stoneware Wall Vesta, c.1880-85
Lot 42 Details
Martin Brothers Stoneware Wall Vesta, c.1880-85

the bowl supported by a bird with outstretched wings, coloured in tones of grey, blue and green
minor glaze chip
height 6" — 15.2 cm.
incised R.W. Martin - Southall

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $2,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Small glaze chip at the upper corner; otherwise substantially in good condition

LOT 42

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.