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    Large and Impressive Martin Brothers Glazed Stoneware Bird Jar and Cover
    Circa 1898. Signed along base and head Martin Bros. London + Southall, 9-1898
    Ht. 13-1/4 in. (without base)

    The sizable bird-form jar with detachable head modeled with blue, cocked eyes and raised brows in a human-like expression, matte metallic beak, the body covered with tan feathers highlighted with cobalt blue, raised on a ebonized base.


    More information about Martin Brothers, also known as Martin, Robert Wallace, Robert Wallace Martin, Martin Brothers, Martin & Brothers.



    Condition Report*: Metal liner added to the interior of the rim, observed under black light with repaired firing cracks to the interior of the lid, repair to the tail feathers, otherwise presents well.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    18th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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