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Martin Ware

  • Object:

    Umbrella handle

  • Place of origin:

    Southall (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, glazed and incised

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss N. V. Wade

  • Museum number:

    C.23-1974

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 34, shelf 6

Physical description

Stoneware umbrella handle, the brown pattern incised on a beige ground with bands of blue at each end. The end is incised with the monogram initials 'CEM'.

Place of Origin

Southall (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, glazed and incised

Marks and inscriptions

'Martin Bros'
Maker's mark incised on side

Dimensions

Height: 6.1 cm, Width: 3.8 cm

Object history note

Made for Edith Mary cooper, mother of Frederick E. Wade.

Descriptive line

'Martin Ware' umbrella handle, stoneware, made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, Southall, late 19th century

Labels and date

Umbrella handle 'Martin Ware'
made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, Southall, Middlesex, England,

C.23-1974 Given by Miss N.V. Wade [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Incised; Painted; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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