Arts and Crafts

Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
SP1 3SU Salisbury Wiltshire
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 19.06.2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware solifleur vase by Edwin & Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware solifleur vase by Edwin & Walter Martin, dated 1894, ovoid with waisted neck, painted with scrolling flower stems in brown on a cream ground, incised 4-1894 Martin Bros London & Southall, 11cm. high

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1904, tapering square section on four pad feet, incised and painted with sprays of blossom in blue and ochre on a tan ground incised 3-1904 Martin Bros London and Southall, 9.8cm. high

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1899, tapering cylindrical form, painted with a pair of finches flying amongst blossom and grasses, in shades of blue, brown and white on a buff ground incised 11-99 Martin Bros London & Southall, hairline to top rim, 11.5cm. high

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1903, ovoid incised with scrolling flowers and foliage in brown on a buff ground, highlighted with white and blue incised 12-1903 Martin Bros London 5.5cm. high

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware Barrister face jug by Robert Wallace Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware Barrister face jug by Robert Wallace Martin, modelled and incised with a smiling barrister on one side, the other with a grimacing face, glazed grey and mottled olive incised R W Martin & Bros, London & Southall, 17cm. high Provenance The Martin Brothers Potters Woolley

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1899, shouldered form incised and painted with finches perched and flying amongst fruiting blackberry sprays, one finch about to catch a fly resting on a stem, in ochre and tan on a blue ground incised 9-1899 Martin Bros London

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1892, shouldered square section, incised and painted with tiger lily sprays, in white and ochre on a brown ground incised 3-1892 Martin Bros London & Southall, firing crack to base, 22.5cm. high

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1907, shouldered form with pushed out opium poppy seed heads, incised stems and foliage in shades of mushroom and ochre on a tan ground incised 2-1907 Martin Bros London & Southall, paper collection labels, 25cm. high Provenance Rhys

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware Bird vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware Bird vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1892, shouldered form, incised with a frieze of two grotesque birds amongst grasses, bull-rush and a large flag iris, one of the birds with a snake in its beak, insects, birds and butterflies flying past, in shades of brown

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A pair of Martin Brothers stoneware Bird vases by Edwin and Walter Martin

A pair of Martin Brothers stoneware Bird vases by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1892, slender, shouldered form, each incised with grotesque wading birds standing amongst rushes and iris flowers on the riverbank whilst other birds and ducks fly past, the shoulder with may fly and insects flying, in

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A fine Martin Brothers stoneware Bird vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A fine Martin Brothers stoneware Bird vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1904, swollen square section, modelled in low relief to each side with a grotesque bird standing amongst grasses, glazed in shades of green, brown and ochre on a cream ground incised 1-1- 1904, Martin Bros, London

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase

A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase, dated 1885, ovoid with tall cylindrical neck, the neck painted with birds flying past foliate boughs, the body with an underwater scene of fish swimming amongst waterweed, in green and brown on a buff ground, highlighted with white incised 1-85 Martin

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A rare Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic miniature jug

A rare Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic miniature jug, slender, swollen form with pushed out fish, in shades of green and ochre on a mottled blue and buff ground incised Martin Bros London, 8cm. high

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1913, tapering square section with loop handles to shoulder, incised and painted with a shoal of fish in brown on a blue ground incised 7-1913 Martin Bros London & Southall, repaired damages, 8cm. high

Lot #: 61

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers miniature stoneware Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers miniature stoneware Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1913, square section with twisted neck, incised and painted with a shoal of fish, in green on a blue ground, incised marks under Richard Dennis exhibition label, 8cm. high Provenance The Martin Brothers Pottery

Lot #: 62

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1899, the flat-flask shaped vase incised with scaly fish swimming amongst waterweed to all sides, one side panel with three jelly fish, glazed in shades of green, brown and blue on a buff ground, highlighted in white incised

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic miniature vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic miniature vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1902, square section, incised to each side with a jelly fish, glazed in shades of green and ochre incised 10-1902 Martin Bros London and Southall, small burst air bubble to top rim, 5.7cm. wide Provenance Arts and

Lot #: 64

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A fine Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A fine Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1904, swollen square section incised to each side with jelly fish, glazed green on a mottled blue ground incised 2 1904 Martin Bros London & Southall, 23cm. high

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1913, shouldered, ovoid form incised with scaly fish amongst waterweed, in green on a blue ground incised 6-1912 Martin Bros London & Southall, 7cm. high

Lot #: 68

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase and cover by Walter & Edwin Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic vase and cover by Walter & Edwin Martin, dated 1912, shouldered cylindrical form with pushed out and incised fish swimming amongst shell fish, jelly fish and a crab, glazed in blue and green, the shallow domed cover with shell finial, incised 2-1912 Martin Bros

Lot #: 70

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A fine Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic tea caddy and cover by Edwin and...

A fine Martin Brothers stoneware Aquatic tea caddy and cover by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1900, canted square section, incised with scaly fish to each side with jelly fish to the canted corners, shoulder and cover, in shades of brown and pale blue on a buff ground, highlighted with white

Lot #: 71

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature gourd vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature gourd vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, ovoid with incised vertical ribs, tan glazed with painted green rib highlights, 6-1916 Martin Bros London & Southall, small glaze nick to outside of top rim, 4.5cm. high

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature gourd vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature gourd vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1902, ovoid modelled as an urchin, glazed in ochre incised 11-1902 Martin Bros London, 3.5cm. high

Lot #: 73

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature gourd vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware miniature gourd vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, 1902, swollen square section incised with fine horizontal ribbing glazed brown, the collar rim with incised decoration highlighted in green, incised 11-1902 Martin Bros London 5cm. high

Lot #: 74

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware gourd vase by Edwin and Walter Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware gourd vase by Edwin and Walter Martin, dated 1898, ovoid with slender solifleur neck, with applied slip vertical ribs, covered in a bronze glaze, incised 10-98 Martin Bros London, 18.5cm. high

Lot #: 75

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A miniature Martin Brothers stoneware bird by Robert Wallace Martin

A miniature Martin Brothers stoneware bird by Robert Wallace Martin, dated 1914, modelled standing and casting a slight upraised gaze, glazed in shades of green and brown, on an ebonised wood base, incised R W Martin & Bros, Southall, 2.12.14, 8.5cm. high Provenance Private collection. Literature

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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The Wise Owl a fine Martin Brothers stoneware bird jar and cover by Robert...

The Wise Owl a fine Martin Brothers stoneware bird jar and cover by Robert Wallace Martin, dated 1884, modelled with claw feet, resting, his round head tilted to one side, one eye remaining vigilantly open, glazed in brown, ochre and buff, incised R W Martin Sc, London 11 1884 to base and c R W

Lot #: 78

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware bird jar and cover by Robert Wallace Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware bird jar and cover by Robert Wallace Martin, dated 1913, modelled standing erect and casting a sideward glance, with short beak and claw feet, glazed in shades of blue, green and brown, on ebonised wooden base, incised R W Martin & Bros Southall, 13.12.1913 to base and

Lot #: 79

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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The Barrister and his Defendant an important pair of small Martin Brothers...

The Barrister and his Defendant an important pair of small Martin Brothers stoneware birds by Robert Wallace Martin, the barrister wearing a wig and his wings thrust backwards forming a gown, leaning forward to whisper to the recoiling client, glazed in green and brown, on ebonised wooden bases

Lot #: 80

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Martin Brothers stoneware bird jar and cover by Robert Wallace Martin

A Martin Brothers stoneware bird jar and cover by Robert Wallace Martin, the small, rotund bird modelled with upcast knowing look, glazed in shades of green and brown, highlighted in white, etched R W Martin & Bros, London & Southall, firing cracks to neck of body, 14.5cm. high, (2) Provenance

Lot #: 81

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019