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Plaque - Martin Ware

Martin Ware

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Southall (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red earthenware, modelled

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Rectangular plaque of red earthenware, modelled with three figures in a Pottery, from left to right: Wheel Boy, Bench Boy , Thrower .

Place of Origin

Southall (made)


late 19th century (made)


Martin Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Red earthenware, modelled

Marks and inscriptions

'R.W. Martin & Bros SOUTHALL POTTERY Estd 1877 '
Maker's mark incised on front, top left corner

'Wheel Boy / Bench Boy / Thrower'
incised on front, along base


Height: 8.7 cm, Width: 43.4 cm

Descriptive line

'The Pottery', red earthenware plaque, 'Martin Ware', made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, Southall, late 19th century

Labels and date

Plaque 'Martin Ware' 'The Pottery'
made by R.W. Martin & Brothers, Southall, Middlesex, England

C.65-1980 [23/05/2008]




Modelled; Carved


Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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