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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Potter Bernard Leach
Description Straight sided jug, slipware
Decoration The words by William Blake, 'A little flower is the labour of ages' are in sgraffito around the rim. There is a flower beneath the rim and BL and WB either side of the handle.
Id Number Current Accession P.75.40
Inscription St. Ives seal, impressed on foot
Location Creation Site Leach Pottery, St. Ives, Cornwall,
Subject ceramics, jug, literature, plants
Measurements 12.7 x 10 centimetres
Material slipware
Notes Measurement includes handle
Relation Exhibition ´Concept and Form´, James Hockey Gallery, The Surrey Institute of Art & Design, 13 December 2002 to 3 February 2003 ´The Art of Bernard Leach´, Japan, 1980, exhibit number 17 ´The Art of Bernard Leach´, Victoria & Albert Museum, 1977, exhibit number 13
Rights Owner David Leach/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1920s
Technique throwing



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