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Bowl - Martin Ware

Martin Ware

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Southall (made)

  • Date:

    1886 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware, incised

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bowl. Stoneware. Incised around shoulder with foliate pattern on brown glaze ground. Fluted around base. Brown saltglaze.

Place of Origin

Southall (made)


1886 (made)


Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware, incised

Marks and inscriptions

'8-1886 / R.W. Martin & Bros / London & Southall'
Maker's mark incised on base

'20/-' and '8'
label on base

See bibliography
label on base


Height: 10 cm, Diameter: 19.6 cm

Descriptive line

'Martin Ware' bowl of stoneware made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, Southall, 1886

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Leader article. The Times. 22 December 1885.

Labels and date

Bowl 'Martin Ware'
made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, Southall, Middlesex, England, 1886

371-1888 [23/05/2008]


Stoneware; Salt glaze


Wheel-thrown; Incised; Glazed


Ceramics; Stoneware


Ceramics Collection

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