Bottle Vase Martin Brothers

Large Bottle Stoneware Vase 1875

Of Islamic inspiration the compressed body incised with three wide geometrically patterned bands and applied with four pierced bosses beneath a cylindrical neck incised with foliate lappet panels. Fired in tones of Beige, Brown and Blue. 19inches high ( 48.2cm )

incised: R. W. Martin, London, 10-1875, C 2.

Provenance: Roy Aitken Collection: Sotheby’s Belgravia ” A Large Collection of Martin Brothers Stoneware” April 19th 1978

The Steven Honig Collection. Sotheby’s N.Y. 1997

Original illustration in the The Martin Brothers Potters by Malcolm Haslam, Richard Dennis, page 47. fig. 50