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  • Provenance

    Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 'Contemporary Ceramics', 16 November 1995, lot 45
    Joanna Bird Gallery, London, circa 2008

  • Literature

    Tony Birks and Cornelia Wingfield Digby, Bernard Leach, Hamada and their Circle, Oxford, 1990, p. 26 for a comparable tile


Large tile with design of bird feeding its young

Stoneware, painted slips with carved designs beneath a clear glaze.
22.8 x 22.8 x 2 cm (8 7/8 x 8 7/8 x 0 3/4 in.)
Painted BL monogram and Leach Pottery mark, the reverse with impressed Leach Pottery seals.

£3,000 - 4,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £23,940

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The Art of Fire: Selections from the Dr John P. Driscoll Collection

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