• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5410

    The Sunday Sale

    20 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 3

    A BERNARD LEACH STONEWARE CHARGER

    CIRCA 1935

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BERNARD LEACH STONEWARE CHARGER
    CIRCA 1935
    Decorated with the 'Bird feeding its young' design, with slip glaze monogram 'BL' to the underside
    20 in. (51 cm.) diameter


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    See Oliver Watson, Bernard Leach: Potter and Artist, Victoria and Albert Museum touring exhib. cat. 1997-98, p. 44, pl. 24 for a pen and wash drawing of this design by Leach dated 1935.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to the present owner's mother, thence by descent.