Martin Brothers Pair Stoneware Aquatic Vases 1899


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Object Description

A good and rare to find pair of aquatic stoneware vases by Walter and Edwin Martin for the Martin Brothers dated 1899. The tall four sided vases with a narrow square shaped foot with wider lower bodies graduating to a narrow neck and square shaped top rim. The sides have pinched edges and are finely incised with grotesque fish, eels, jelly fish and sea snails. Painted and glazed in tones of brown, green and blue the vases are both marked to the bases and dated 1899.There is a slight variation in height between the vases as is normal with hand crafted pieces.

Object History

Acquired directly from a private American collection.

Object Condition

One vase has a professional restoration to a couple of chips to the top corners and has a fine stable surface hairline to the base.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)7791 791388

Dealer Location

Bishop's Stortford
CM23 1JG

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