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(British, 1887-1979)
Early slipware charger, 1929
Earthenware, golden galaena glaze, rust red and iron slip trailed ‘Well Head’ design, iron cross hatch slip trailing to the rim, signed BL 1929 to base
H 8cm, D 41.8cm
PROVENANCE: Private Collection. Previously in the Private Collection of David Leach. Acquired directly from David by his close friend Andy Christian, first Director of The Devon Guild of Craftsmen in the late 1990s and hence to the current owner.

The charger has been broken into three fragments and undergone professional restoration that is only apparent on very close inspection. There are kiln fragments to the underside as a result of the firing process. Detailed condition report available.

Estimate :

£12,000 - £18,000


Hammer Price:


Bidding Ended :

Thursday, 17 May 2012 14:18:00

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