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Bernard Leach | 'Fritillary' Vase, 1965


Stoneware, white slip inlaid to a carved design of a fritillary flower front and back with green spots, beneath a pale grey glaze with integral iron speckle, impressed BL and Leach Pottery seals
H 19.5cm, D 11.5cm
PROVENANCE: Dr John P Driscoll Collection
Bonhams, London, Contemporary Ceramics, 21 June 1995, Lot 49

EXHIBITED: 'Pioneers: 101 years of the Leach Pottery', Court Barn, Chipping Campden, 10 July-25 September 2021

LITERATURE: Glenn Adamson, Martina Droth and Simon Olding, eds., 'Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery', exh. cat., Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven and The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 2017; illustrated p.154
Bernard Leach, 'A Potter's Work', Kodansha International, 1967, no. 31.
CONDITION: Perfect condition with no damage or restoration

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A grey stoneware 'fritillary' vase made by Bernard Leach in 1965 sold at auction by Maak Contemporary Ceramics

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