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  • Provenance

    Collection of the artist
    Janet Leach collection
    Bonhams, Knightbridge, 'The Art & Influence of Asia including the Janet Leach Collection', 16 September 1998, lot 522

  • Exhibited

    'Pioneers: 101 years of the Leach Pottery', Court Barn, Chipping Campden, 10 July-25 September 2021

  • Catalogue Essay

    Bernard Leach made the present bowl in Kenkichi Tomimoto's kiln at Abiko, Japan in 1934.


Bowl with cherry tree design

Porcelain, brushed cobalt blue and clear glazes.
7.6 cm (2 7/8 in.) diameter
Incised BL monogram with a paper label inscribed in the artist's hand BL at Tomi's kiln 1934.

£2,000 - 3,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £17,640

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