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Vase - Martin Ware

Martin Ware

  • Object:

    Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Southall (made)

  • Date:

    1904 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    C.896-1917

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of buff stoneware, with incised decoration of fishes glazed brown on a green ground. Four-sided with irregular surface rounded base and circular mouth.

Place of Origin

Southall (made)

Date

1904 (dated)

Artist/maker

Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware with incised decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'4-1904 / Martin Bros / London & / Southall'
Maker's mark incised on base

'MARTIN BROS / POTTERS / 16, BROWNLOW ST., HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON'
label on base

Dimensions

Height: 14.7 cm, Width: 7.2 cm

Descriptive line

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

Labels and date

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

C.896-1917 Given by Mr Herman Hart [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware; Salt glaze

Techniques

Incised; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Fish

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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