Bernard Leach Plate
Bernard Leach (1897-1979)
Buff clay with slip-trailed decoration. St Ives Pottery.
Painted mark and date: B. L. 1929
Ceramic dish by Bernard Leach, 1929; mustard ground and slip trailed decoration in brown of mountains and cottages, design painted on base
The design of mountains is based on drawings made during his stay in Japan 1909-20. In this piece he combines Japanese influence with traditional English slip ware techniques.