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Vase - Martin Ware

Martin Ware

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1904 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware with incised and painted decoration

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of buff salt-glazed stoneware, with incised decoration of pelicans and rushes painted brown. In the form of a truncated cone with rounded base.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1904 (dated)


Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware with incised and painted decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'9-1904 / Martin Bros / London & Southall
Maker's mark incised on base


Height: 7.3 cm, Diameter: 4.1 cm

Descriptive line

'Martin Ware' vase, salt-glazed stoneware with incised and painted decoration; made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, England (London), dated 1904

Labels and date

Vase 'Martin Ware'
made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, London, England,

C.883-1917 Given by Mr Herman Hart [23/05/2008]


Stoneware; Salt glaze


Incised; Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Plants, Rushes; Pelican


Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware


Ceramics Collection

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