Martin Brothers  Pottery / Vase / 1911Martin Brothers Pottery

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Creator Name: Martin Brothers Pottery
Creator Nationality: English, London
Creator Role: Maker
Creator Dates/Places: 1873 - 1923
Creator Name-CRT: Martin Brothers Pottery
Title: Vase
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1911
Creation End Date: 1911
Creation Date: 1911
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: glazed stoneware
Dimensions: 15-1/2 x 10-1/16 x 10-1/16 in. (39.4 x 25.6 x 25.6 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 2001.12
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Eunice Dwan
Context: Known for their fantastically modeled birds and vessels incised with images of birds and sea creatures, the Martin Brothers' (Walter Fraser Martin and Edwin Martin) experimented with salt-glazed stoneware, resulting in a variety of successfully decorated vases. The matte surface if this beautiful, bulbous vase was manipulated in various places to suggest peacock spines and feathers.
AMICA ID: MIA_.2001.12
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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