Canine Grotesque Martin Brothers

Unique Grotesque Canine Animal Jar and Cover 1884

Salt glazed stoneware, in the form of an imaginary four-legged creature with a grinning expression, sitting on its hind legs, decorated with a scaly skin, in a semi-matte glaze. 10 in high ( 25.5 cm ).

The cover and base with incised signature R.W.Martin, London & Southall,11-1884, the body with incised signature RW Martin ScLondon 1884 on a small circilar plaquette

Provenance: Jordan-Volpe Gallery N.Y Boobies, Boojams and Snarks 1982

The Manney Collection

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