David Leach (English, 1911-2005). Porcelain bowl of round form with celadon green and purple glaze, on circular foot, impressed with potter's mark "DL". Approximate height 2.9", diameter 5.4". Provenance: The Craftsmen Potters Association of Great Britain, London, whereby acquired by the Estate of Mr. Joseph Gilbert of Atlanta, Georgia on 10/21/94. Copy of purchase receipt available upon request. Note: David Leach was the elder son of Bernard Leach, arguably the most prominent of British studio potters and co-founder of the St. Ives Pottery (English, founded 1920) alongside noted potter Shoji Hamada (Japanese (active Great Britain), 1894-1978). David Leach apprenticed under his father and Hamada at the St. Ives Pottery, which he later went on to manage.
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