Unique Grotesque Spoon Warmer 1881
By Robert Wallace a salt glazed stoneware, modeled after an imaginary creature resemblling a wild boar with a gaping mouth, in a high glaze, 4 1/4 in ( 10.8 cm ) x 6 1/2 in (16.5cm) x 7 in ( 17.8 cm )
incised: London & Southall 2.1881
Provenance: Richard Dennis Gallery, London,
Private Collection Japan
Sotherby’s Belgravia London exhibition ” The Martin Brothers Potters” 26th September – 14th October 1978 catalogue page 6 no 106.
Originally illustrated in Malcolm Haslam The Martin Brothers Potters , Richard Dennis Publications page 62 fig. 1X
Exhibited at the Master Piece Collection, London 2013 Sinai & Sons