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  • Date:

    1931 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leach, Bernard, born 1887 - died 1979 (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, white glaze with painting in brown

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 16, shelf 2

Physical description

Bottle, reddish stoneware covered with a whitish glaze (slightly crackled) and painted in brown. Decoration: Leaping fish.


1931 (made)


Leach, Bernard, born 1887 - died 1979 (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, white glaze with painting in brown

Marks and inscriptions

'BL' and 'SI' in monogram, impressed and 'PK', incised


Depth: 14.2 cm, Height: 34.3 cm

Object history note

Acquisition details: Beaux Arts Gallery, London

RF number: 31/5140

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

Watson, Oliver. British Studio Pottery. Oxford: Phaidon; Christie's Limited; in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1990. ISBN 0 7 148 8067 1
Exhibition of Stoneware Pottery and Porcelain by Kenkichi Tomimoto (of Tokyo) and Bernard Leach. London: Beaux Arts Gallery, 1931. cat. no. 128, p.7.
Passion for Porcelain: masterpieces of ceramics from the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Production Note

Pottery: Leach Pottery, St Ives



Subjects depicted



Studio Ceramics; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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