Bird Jar and Cover 1898 Martin Brothers

Unique Grotesque Bird Jar and Cover 1898

Sculptured by Robert Wallace Martin, February 1898, Salt-glazed stoneware, the bird with an inquisitive expression and protruding chest, in a semi-matte glaze, mounted on a turned base. 14 1/2″ high ( 36.9 cm ).

incised: Martin Bros London & Southall 2-1898, the base with incised signature Martin Bros London & Southall

Provenance: Jordan-Volpe Gallery Boobies, Boojums and Snarks NY, The Manney Collection USA

Exhibited at the Master Piece Collection, London 2013 Sinai & Sons