Grotesque Bird

The Martin Brothers


Salt-glazed stoneware

11.25 inches (28.57 cm)

Collection: AD Antiques Ltd.

“Martin Brothers tabacco jar modeled as a grotesque bird with a blue and aubergine glaze.There is a chip to the collar of the body which is partially obscured by the large beak when the head is in situ.”

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