London, South Kensington
20 April 2008
A BERNARD LEACH STONEWARE CHARGER
Decorated with the 'Bird feeding its young' design, with slip glaze monogram 'BL' to the underside
20 in. (51 cm.) diameter
A gift from the artist to the present owner's mother, thence by descent.
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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.
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