A Private Collection of Martin Brothers Stoneware

December 06, 2017

LOT 72

Lot 72

Martin Brothers Stoneware Miniature Gourd Vase, 1907

Martin Brothers Stoneware Miniature Gourd Vase, 1907
Lot 72 Details
Martin Brothers Stoneware Miniature Gourd Vase, 1907

of swollen square section, painted in blue and charcoal on a grey ground
tiny glaze chip
height 3.6" — 9.1 cm.
incised Martin Bros. / London & / Southall and dated 3-1907

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $1,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Label with Richard Dennis, Martin Brothers Pottery Exhibition, 1978, No.678
Label with Sotheby’s, The Harriman Judd Collection


Illustrated by Malcolm Haslam in The Martin Brothers Potters, 1978, p.119, fig.IIX


Tiny glaze chip at the rim is barely significant; otherwise substantially in good condition

LOT 72

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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