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Vase - Martin Ware

Martin Ware

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Southall (made)

  • Date:

    1903 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Herman Hart, Esq. in memory of his wife

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 4, shelf 3

Physical description

Small vase on round foot. Stoneware. Incised with three exotic fish, an eel and shell. Incised watermark effect. Brown fish on pale blue glazed ground.

Place of Origin

Southall (made)


1903 (made)


Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'12-1903 / Martin Bros London & Southall'
Maker's mark incised on base


Height: 9.5 cm, Width: 7.1 cm

Descriptive line

'Martin Ware' vase on foot, salt-glazed stoneware incised with fish on pale blue ground, made by Martin Brothers, Southall, 1903

Labels and date

Vase 'Martin Ware'
made by the Martin Bros., Southall, Middlesex, England, 1903
Mark: 'Martin Bros London & Southall 12-1903', incised
Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration

C.884-1917 Given by Mr Herman Hart [23/05/2008]


Stoneware; Salt glaze


Wheel-thrown; Incised


Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware


Ceramics Collection

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