Early Leach Pottery Jar and Cover, circa 1922

Earthenware, cream slip with carved chrysanthemum pattern beneath a rich amber glaze with running vivid green 'sansai' style splashes, impressed maker's mark and Leach Pottery seal

H 17.6cm, D 14.4cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Herefordshire LITERATURE: 'The Works of Shoji Hamada 1921-1969'; Asashi Shimbun 1969; plate for a comparable example

CONDITION: Multiple small shallow chips and glaze losses to the rim of the jar as well as to the rim of the lid and finial, however otherwise in good condition for the age of the work with no further damage or restoration

Sold in May 2019 for £7,200 inclusive of Buyer’s Premium

Ref: 92201/1

Early Leach Pottery Jar and Cover, circa 1922
Early Leach Pottery Jar and Cover, circa 1922
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