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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Potter Bernard Leach
Description Hexagonal box with slightly domed lid and recessed foot glazed in the centre, oxidised stoneware; pale greenish blue, clear glaze overall excluding part of foot and rim.
Decoration Incised. Seaweed motif on lid. Cross hatching on 3 sides alternating with 19, 35 and BL.
Id Number Current Accession P.74.7
Inscription BL and 1935 incised on side
Location Creation Site Leach Pottery, St. Ives, Cornwall, UK
Subject ceramics, box, plants
Measurements 6 centimetres
Material stoneware
Glaze clear
History Bought by Mrs. William Simmonds from the Little Gallery circa 1935 and given to Muriel Rose in 1972.
Relation Exhibition īConcept and Formī, James Hockey Gallery, The Surrey Institute of Art & Design, 13 December 2002 to 3 February 2003
Rights Owner David Leach/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique moulded
Process Stoneware, oxidised. Opaque porcellainous body tempered with iron sand. Brushed with cobalt and ochre.



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