A Private Collection of Martin Brothers Stoneware

December 06, 2017

LOT 53

Lot 53

Martin Brothers Stoneware Face Jug, 1898

Martin Brothers Stoneware Face Jug, 1898
Lot 53 Details
Martin Brothers Stoneware Face Jug, 1898

modelled with a smiling face on one side, a toothy grin on the reverse, all coloured in tones of brown, black and cream
height 7.7" — 19.5 cm.
inscribed initials RWM, incised R.W. Martin & Brothers / London & Southall and dated 10 / 1898

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $7,500
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Martin Brothers Stoneware Face Jug, 1898
  • Martin Brothers Stoneware Face Jug, 1898


In good condition

LOT 53

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.)

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