Vintage David Leach Lidded Pot Signed DL Personal Mark Studio Pottery Son of Bernard Leach St Ives. This is a beautifully hand thrown and decorated lidded pot by a highly regarded British studio potter David Leach with his Lowerdown Pottery mark and signed under-glazed personal DL mark on the base. It is in good, sound condition, apart from an old hairline - no chips, or restoration. Height 12 cm (4.5 inches), 10cm (4 inches) widest.
David Leach, son of Bernard Leach, was taught to pot by Shoji Hamada. In 1930 he began an apprenticeship with his father at the Leach Pottery, St Ives, Cornwall, where he stayed, on and off, for twenty-five years.In 1953 he became head of the ceramics department of Loughborough College. He then started the Aylesford Pottery in 1954, handing it over a year later to Colin Pearson before moving to Bovey Tracey in Devon, where he set up Lowerdown Pottery. In 1987 he was appointed OBE for his work in studio pottery and his services to education.
David Leachs work can be found in the Victoria & Albert Museum and in many public, private collections. Please see my other items & my excellent buyers feedback. Cost as charged by the Post Office. All items will be packaged neatly and securely. The item "Vintage David Leach Studio Pottery Lidded Pot Signed DL Son of Bernard Leach" is in sale since Saturday, August 24, 2019.
This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Pottery\Studio". The seller is "sunnydorset02" and is located in Dorset. This item can be shipped worldwide.