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Tobacco jar - Martin Ware

Martin Ware

  • Object:

    Tobacco jar

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1906 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware

  • Credit Line:

    The 2nd Lieutenant Francis Bedford Marsh 1914-1918 War Memorial Gift

  • Museum number:

    C.489-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 34, shelf 7

Physical description

Tobacco jar of whitish stoneware, covered with clouded yellow and brown glazes. Depressed globular form, with wide mouth. Decorated with vertical tapering ribs.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1906 (dated)

Artist/maker

Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware

Marks and inscriptions

'12-1906 / Martin Bros. / London & Southall'
Maker's mark, incised

Dimensions

Height: 5.4 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

'Martin Ware' tobacco jar, salt-glazed stoneware; made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, England (London), dated 1906.

Labels and date

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

C.489-1919 The 2nd Lieutenant Francis Bedford Marsh (1914-1918) War Memorial Gift [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware; Salt glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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