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Bottle

Bottle

  • Date:

    1931 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bernard Leach, born 1887 - died 1979 (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, white glaze with painting in brown

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.144-1931

  • Gallery location:

    World Ceramics, room 145, case 16, shelf 2

  • Image in copyright

Physical description

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

Date

1931 (made)

Artist/maker

Bernard Leach, 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

Dimensions

Depth: 14.00 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.
Listed as: '128 White matt Bottle ; rust "glaze on glaze" painting 20 Guineas'.

Exhibition History

Exhibition of Stoneware Pottery and Porcelain by Kenkichi Tomimoto (of Tokyo) and Bernard Leach (Beaux Arts Gallery, London 05/05/1931-22/05/1931)

Production Note

Pottery: Leach Pottery, St Ives

Materials

Stoneware

Subjects depicted

Fish

Categories

Ceramics; Studio Ceramics

Collection code

CER

Qr_O19440
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