Spoonwarmer by the Martin Brothers. Salt-glazed stoneware, 10 inches (25.4 cm) high. “Large Martin Brothers Spoonwarmer modelled as a Grotesque Fanciful Creature with tail forming a handle.” Collection: AD Antiques Ltd. [Click on these images to enlarge them.]

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Last modified 22 March 2014