A Private Collection of Martin Brothers Stoneware

December 06, 2017

LOT 55

Lot 55

Martin Brothers Unglazed Circular Mirror Frame, 1901

Martin Brothers Unglazed Circular Mirror  Frame, 1901
Lot 55 Details
Martin Brothers Unglazed Circular Mirror Frame, 1901

moulded and etched with portraits representing the Seven Ages of Man
diameter 10.6" — 27 cm.
incised R.W. Martin Bros. Southall and dated 3-1901

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $550
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Haslam, Malcolm, The Martin Brothers Potters, 1978, p.91 and a similar frame illustrated fig.127


After an original by Wallace Martin, carved in 1869


Professionally restored in a few places

LOT 55

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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