A rare Martin Brothers stoneware Birdman jar and cover by Robert Wallace Martin, modelled seated and holding his leg, glazed, with white and black highlights, on ebonised wood base, incised R W Martin & Bros, London & Southall to neck, base incised 7-12-1907 R W Martin & Bros, London & Southall, 23.5cm. high
Dennis Attewell collection.
Harriman-Judd collection, part 2, Sotheby's New York, 6th October 2001, lot 139.
Birmingham City Museum, loaned by Dennis Attewell from 1971 to 1978.
Martin Brothers Pottery Exhibition, Richard Dennis, 1978, catalogue number 720, (loaned by Dennis Attwell).
Gorgeously Grotesque, Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, catalogue number 13.
Fantasies in Clay, Martin Brothers Art Pottery (1873-1923), Blackwell, 2008.
Malcolm Haslam The Martin Brothers Potters, Richard Dennis Publications, page 129 figure 197 for a comparable birdman figure.