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A Potter's Book

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Written by Bernard Leach, the father of British studio pottery, this seminal book is the first treatise to be written by a potter on the workshop traditions handed down from the greatest period of Chinese ceramics in the Sung dynasty. With this book, potters can learn everything from how to adapt recipes for pigments and glazes to designing kilns.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 162 x 218 x 32mm | 899.99g
  • Unicorn Publishing Group
  • Unicorn Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Line drawings, black and white; Illustrations, color
  • 1910065161
  • 9781910065167
  • 18,193

About Bernard Leach

Bernard Howell Leach (1887 - 1979) was a British studio potter and art teacher. He was born in Hong Kong and spent a long time living and potting in Japan, where he learnt the raku style of pottery. On his return to England, he founded the Leach Pottery in St Ives, and went on to teach some of the most celebrated ceramicists of the 20th century.
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