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Pepper caster - Martin Ware

Martin Ware

  • Object:

    Pepper caster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with decoration carved and incised and painted in coloured glazes

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    C.885-1917

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Pepper caster, stoneware, with decoration carved and incised, painted with brown, green blue and black salt-glazes. Bulbous, incised with diagonal blue stripes and foliage.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with decoration carved and incised and painted in coloured glazes

Marks and inscriptions

'R W MARTIN / LONDON'
Maker's mark incised on base

Dimensions

Height: 8 cm, Width: 5.8 cm

Descriptive line

'Martin Ware' pepper caster, stoneware with decoration carved and incised and painted in coloured glazes; made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, England (London), late 19th century

Labels and date

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

C.885-1917 Given by Mr Herman Hart [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware; Salt glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Incised; Carved; Painted

Subjects depicted

Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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