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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Bovey Tracey (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1976 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leach, David, born 1911 (designer)
    Lowerdown Pottery (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, matt oatmeal glaze with painted iron decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Robin Hildyard

  • Museum number:

    C.57-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 142, The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Gallery, case 3, shelf 2

Physical description

Stoneware mug, with speckled matt oatmeal glaze and painted iron decoration in the form of leaves and flowers. The motif derives from foxgloves.

Place of Origin

Bovey Tracey (made)

Date

ca. 1976 (made)

Artist/maker

Leach, David, born 1911 (designer)
Lowerdown Pottery (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, matt oatmeal glaze with painted iron decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'L+'
impressed

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm, Width: 9.7 cm, Diameter: 7.5 cm

Object history note

Received by the donor as a wedding gift in 1976.

Descriptive line

Stoneware mug with oatmeal glaze, by David Leach at Lowerdown Pottery, Devon, about 1976

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Cooper, Emmanuel and Niblett, Kathy. David Leach. Shepton Beauchamp: Richard Dennis, 2003. pp45-46, 112.

Production Note

Probably made by apprentices working at the Pottery.

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Foxglove

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware; Studio Pottery; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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