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Martin Brothers Salt Glazed Stoneware Face Jug.

Auction:
2481
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$11,258$9,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Martin Brothers Salt Glazed Stoneware Face Jug. dated January, 1900, pinched spout and ear handle above a two-sided body showing a grinning face to both sides, R. W. Martin & Bros. London & Southall, ht. 9 1/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Some scratching to face on one side and with light wear to points of highest relief; otherwise no chips, cracks or restorations. Some thin areas of glaze, but they could be intentional or kiln flaws.

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London, Ceramic glaze, Martin Brothers, Pottery, Salt glaze pottery, Southall, Stoneware

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