Michael Leach (1913-1985) for Yelland Pottery, a large stoneware plate

Michael Leach (1913-1985) for Yelland Pottery, a large stoneware plate

£780
Reference

4844

With allover turquoise glaze and iron glaze decoration. Impressed ML and pottery marks.

England, 1960s

The younger son of the eminent potter Bernard Leach, Michael put his talents to good use during World War II, setting up two potteries in North Africa making utensils. He founded Yelland Pottery in Devon in 1955 and worked there until his retirement in 1984. His work is highly collected.

Dimensions:

Diameter 31 cm / 12 "

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