Cane Handle Martin Brothers
Unique Grotesque Head Cane Handle 1886
Sculptured by Robert Wallace Martin November 1886. The silver by Alfred Rowland 1907. A unique glazed stoneware cane handle in a semi-matte glaze. The silver stamped with hallmarks, mounted on an agate base 3 1/4 in ( 8.3 cm ) high.
Provenance: Mr. Rhys Morgan & Jim Wilkes exhibited by Morgan/Wilkes at the Ageless Antiques Ltd show 1980 London.
Jordan-Volpe Gallery Boobies, Boojums and Snarks 1982 p18, no 120 catalogue entry, page 38 for the illustration.
Exhibited at the Master Piece Collection, London 2013 Sinai & Sons