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Vase - Martin Ware

Martin Ware

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Southall (made)

  • Date:

    03/1888 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration and coloured glazes

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss M. A. M. Hart

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 34, shelf 4

Physical description

Tall vase, flared neck, round foot. Stoneware. Incised with branches of white blossom in the Japanese style, three swallows, a butterly. Green and ivory glazes on brown ground. Saltglaze.

Place of Origin

Southall (made)


03/1888 (made)


Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration and coloured glazes

Marks and inscriptions

'3-1888 / RW Martin & Bros / London & Southall'
Maker's mark incised on base


Height: 49.6 cm, Width: 7.5 cm

Descriptive line

Tall 'Martin Ware' vase, salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration and glazed, made by Martin Brothers, Southall, 1888

Labels and date

Vase 'Martin Ware'
made by the Martin Bros., Southall, Middlesex, England, 1888
Mark: 'R W Martin & Bro. London & Southall ...1888', incised
Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration and coloured glazes

C.8-1976 Miss M.A.M. Hart Bequest [23/05/2008]


Stoneware; Salt glaze


Wheel-thrown; Incised; Painted; Glazed


Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware


Ceramics Collection

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