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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1998M25
Collection:Applied Art - Pottery
Date:1890-06 - 1890

Maker Information

Manufacturer:Martin Brothers - View history


Wallace Martin received formal art training as a sculptor, but later worked at the Doulton Lambeth pottery, where he learned the essentials of making, decorating and firing stonewares. He was joined by his three younger brothers, two of whom had also been taught art and worked at Doultons, in the establishment of the first craftsman-led pottery. The brothers undertook all aspects of the making, decorating and firing of their work, anticipating the pattern of studio pottery working during the twentieth century.

Presented by Drs J R Miller and E Miller, 1998.

Further Information

Production Period:19th Century
Medium:Saltglazed stoneware with incised decoration and coloured glazes.
Place of Origin:London, England