A Martin Brothers' stoneware aquatic vase,
decorated with bizarre fish swimming amongst weeds, incised 'R.W. Martin & Bros. London and Southall, 1887',
Provenance: The Estate of Robin and Patricia Pickard.
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Sold for £1,800
Piece detached and re-fixed to underside of neck, 5cm.
Restored chip largely to underside of rim, 2cm.
Chip to underside of rim, 2cm.
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Auction: 20th Century Design - Live Online, Tue, 13th Oct 2020
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