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Bottle - Martin Ware

Martin Ware

  • Object:

    Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Southall (made)

  • Date:

    April 1904 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration

  • Credit Line:

    The 2nd Lieutenant Francis Bedford Marsh (1914-1918) War Memorial Gift

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.438-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 34, shelf 5

Physical description

Bottle, with squared off sides. Stoneware. Incised with a crab on each side and jellyfish around the neck. Crabs glazed dark brown on a lighter brown ground.

Place of Origin

Southall (made)

Date

April 1904 (made)

Artist/maker

Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'4-1904 / Martin Bros London & Southall'
Maker's mark incised on base

Dimensions

Height: 10.7 cm, Width: 4.8 cm

Descriptive line

Small salt-glazed stoneware 'Martin Ware' bottle incised with crabs, made by the Martin Brothers, Southall, 1904.

Labels and date

Bottle
made by the Martin Bros., Southall, Middlesex, England, 1904
Mark: 'Martin Bros 4-1904', incised
Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration

Circ.438-1919 The 2nd Lieutenant Francis Bedford Marsh (1914-1918) War Memorial Gift [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware; Salt glaze

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Altered; Incised; Painted

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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