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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Potter Bernard Leach
Description Large circular deep rim dish, earthenware, honey and brown slip on a yellow background.
Decoration Brushed shadow puppet in centre.
Id Number Current Accession P.75.53
Inscription BL on foot
Location Creation Site Leach Pottery, St. Ives, Cornwall, UK
Subject ceramics, dish, figures
Measurements 51.8 centimetres
Material earthenware
History The brushed decorated pattern is taken from an Indonesian shadow play. It was inspired by a shadow puppet brought back by Richard Odlin.
Relation Exhibition ´Concept and Form´, James Hockey Gallery, The Surrey Institute of Art & Design, 13 December 2002 to 3 February 2003 ´20th Century Studio Pottery´, Soviet Union, 1986 ´The Art of Bernard Leach´, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1977
Rights Owner David Leach/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique throwing



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