Martin Brothers ‘Greek’ vase, C. 1885.
Martinware vase of neck amphora shape, decorated in black slip with panels of unusual ancient Greek black- figure inspired dancing figures, within an incised architectural frame. Incised mark ‘ R. Martin – London & Southall / 305 Circa 1885.
restored crack with overpainting.
This appears to be a very rare type, untypical of the Martin Brothers production.