Bernard Leach

1887–1979

Bernard Leach, ‘Spherical Vase’ c.1927
Spherical Vase c.1927
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Bernard Howell Leach (5 January 1887 – 6 May 1979), was a British studio potter and art teacher. He is regarded as the "Father of British studio pottery".

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