Salad Bowl Martin Brothers
Early Unusual Stoneware Salad Bowl 1898
Incised with classical foliage frieze ‘Vinvm Panis Piper Herba Olevm Sal Ivs Acqu Mel’, in shades of ochre, white and blue 10 in (25.5 cm) diameter
What an incredible world it must have been in Victorian times. The Martin Brothers were often consigned to make for the Royalty, Earls, Dukes, Barons and the Great British
Upper Crust Wealthy. Hard to imagine today that a Manor House would commission a simple salad bowl !
incised: Martin Brothers, London & Southall 9-1898
Provenance: Woolley & Wallis 2005