A Private Collection of Martin Brothers Stoneware

December 06, 2017

LOT 59

Lot 59

Pair of Martin Brothers Stoneware Figures, 1903

Pair of Martin Brothers Stoneware Figures, 1903
Lot 59 Details
Pair of Martin Brothers Stoneware Figures, 1903

modelled as a lady and gentleman in medieval costume, each covered with a cream glaze
height 5" — 12.8 cm.
original paper labels, incised R.W. Martin & Bros. London & Southall and dated 1.10.1903 or 2.12.1903

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $5,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


See Haslam, Malcolm, The Martin Brothers Potters, 1978, p.30, fig.26, illustrating similar models of 1910, which are noted as copies after earlier originals, possibly the present figures


In good condition

LOT 59

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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